Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition

978-0132574952 Chapter 23 Part 1

August 31, 2019
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Chapter 23
Question 1
Type: MCSA
Which is the most likely reason for a college of nursing to offer distance learning courses?
1. To decrease faculty workload by automating course content and lectures
2. To facilitate computer literacy in students who are unfamiliar with computers
3. To minimize student contact with faculty by using e-mail and the Internet
4. To extend geographic boundaries and reach increased numbers of students
Question 2
Type: MCSA
Which student may be least suited for a distance learning class?
1. A 20-year-old professional nursing student in the last semester of the program
2. A 38-year-old RN to BSN student returning to school after a 14-year absence
3. A 24-year-old graduate nursing student in a nurse practitioner program
4. A 48-year-old RN who has just completed one year of master's level courses
Question 3
Type: MCSA
Web-based instruction (WBI) makes use of the hypertext capabilities of the Web. Which principle would best
guide faculty who are teaching a Web-based course?
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1. Assign group projects for students to encourage interaction and discussion among students
2. Use the latest version of software to encourage efficient and timely student response
3. Make detailed, lengthy documents for students to download and peruse at their leisure
4. On the class website, load multimedia presentations that utilize plug-ins to enhance instruction
Question 4
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is a potential disadvantage of Web-based instruction (WBI) for nursing students?
1. Learning time is prolonged due to the downloading of large learning modules.
2. The locus of control for learning lies with the student.
3. Online access is limited to those students who have a computer with Internet service.
4. Socializing students to their chosen profession is difficult.
Question 5
Type: MCSA
A virtual learning environment (VLE) is a system that uses the Internet to assist faculty in developing, managing,
and administering educational materials for students. Which type of continuing nursing education content is least
suited for a VLE alone?
1. A program reviewing assessment of heart and lung sounds
2. A refresher program on various types of injection administration skills
3. A program reviewing drug calculations and dosages for medication administration
4. A program reviewing documentation for an electronic medical record
Question 6
Type: MCSA
Three emergency room nurses are planning community education offerings that will use the American Heart
Association's "Heartsaver CPR" training. Which of these would be a disadvantage to using manikin simulation
technology for CPR skills practice and testing?
1. More instructors would be needed to oversee the training and testing.
2. Instruction time may be increased for training and testing purposes.
3. Participants may need to perform the skills several times to pass the test.
4. Initial costs for program implementation may be increased.
Question 7
Type: MCMA
Schools of nursing are employing the use of virtual learning environments (VLEs) to teach students. Which of the
following are considered advantages to VLEs?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Learners can proceed at a pace conducive to comprehension.
2. Learning offered at any site that has computer access
3. Learners can skim through familiar content and focus on weak areas.
4. 24-hour access
5. Consistent instruction in a safe environment
Question 8
Type: MCSA
Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are used more in the classroom as a learning tool for nurses. Which of the
following statements is accurate about the use of VLEs?
1. VLEs allow learners to practice new skills without fear of harm to themselves or others.
2. VLEs are difficult to navigate in a classroom setting.
3. Faculty members have difficulty creating measurable objectives for its use.
4. VLEs technology intimidates contemporary student nurses.
Question 9
Type: MCSA
Which of these would best prepare a nursing student for the National Council Licensure Examination for
Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®)?
1. Purchase a review text with a companion compact disc that has links to study sites on the Internet.
2. Purchase a review text with companion compact disc containing NCLEX-RN® types of questions.
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3. Purchase a review text that has practice questions and drills on a compact disc, including test answers.
4. Form a study group to review subject content and surf the Internet for review sites and links.
Question 10
Type: MCSA
Which statement is true concerning health care professional continuing education taken over the Internet?
1. Feedback may be delayed while data are collected for the continuing education certificate.
2. Instruction is too generalized to meet the needs of specific targeted populations.
3. Personnel may attend continuing education programs at any time convenient for the participant.
4. Where continuing education is mandatory, utilizing the Internet causes documentation concerns.
Question 11
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is an advantage to computer generated discharge instructions for postoperative clients?
1. The physician only provides clients with information necessary for each case.
2. Repetition of the information helps clients to remember pertinent details.
3. Consistent instructions may be generated very quickly for each client.
4. Nurses include what they feel is most important for each client.
Question 12
Type: MCMA
Web 2.0 is a second phase of the World Wide Web development. Which of the following technologies are
included in Web 2.0?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Podcasts
2. Blogs
3. Wikis
4. YouTube
5. Vodcasts