Type
Quiz
Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132574952

978-0132574952 Chapter 25 Part 3

August 31, 2019
Rationale 3: One of the uses of telehealth has been to offer health care to rural residents.
Rationale 4: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides for billions of dollars in stimulus
funding for research, operations, and grants in the telemedicine, telehealth, and informatics sectors. More than 24
government agencies provide grant monies to fund telehealth, telemedicine, and health information technologies,
including the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Defense, Veterans Affairs,
Commerce, Agriculture, Energy, Justice, Interior, Education, Labor, State, and Transportation.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Caring
Learning Outcome:
Question 22
Type: MCSA
Telenursing is defined as which of the following?
1. The synthesis of nursing and information systems
2. The synthesis of nursing and telecommunications and information technology
3. The synthesis of health care and telecommunications
4. The synthesis of nursing and communication technology
Question 23
Type: MCSA
Telehealth has caused officials concern about the privacy of information as it crosses state lines. Which of the
following statements can be considered a resolution by health care professionals?
1. Experts have called for the discontinuation of telehealth.
2. Experts have called for the creation of standards for e-health, particularly for security and identity management.
3. Experts have enacted a number of bills stopping the growth of telehealth.
4. Experts have called for a limit in the number of telehealth patient encounters.
Question 24
Type: MCMA
Which of the following technological advances are telehealth applications?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Videoconferencing between client and physician
2. Transmission of diagnostic images
3. Electronic prescriptions
4. Support for caregivers
5. Voice recognition for dictation
Question 25
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is not considered an issue pertaining to the practice of telenursing?
1. Nurses must be certified in telehealth nursing.
2. Reimbursement has been limited in several states.
3. Liability issues
4. State board of nursing regulations
Question 26
Type: FIB
A new paradigm of care called _______________________ promises to reduce costs and improve quality by
working with clients proactively
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: connected health
Rationale : Connected health, a new paradigm of care, promises to reduce costs and improve quality by working
with clients proactively
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Remembering
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Communication and Documentation
Learning Outcome:
Question 27
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements about telenursing is accurate?
1. Since telenursing is a new subspecialty, standards of practice have yet to be developed.
2. Telenursing should be taught at a graduate school level.
3. The International TeleNurses Association (ITNA) published International Competencies for Telenursing in
2007.
4. The International TeleNurses Association (ITNA) was founded in 1995 to promote and support nursing
involvement in telehealth and serve as a resource for nurses.