Chapter 5 Nursing and Informatics

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Chapter 5  Nursing and Informatics

 

 

Complete chapter Questions And Answers
 

Sample Questions

 

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

The nurse delivers safer healthcare using electronic medical records because of what feature?

  1. Accessibility of medical record by multiple people
  2. Improved accuracy in reading documentation
  3. Tighter control of data privacy
  4. Lowers cost of care delivery

The nurse demonstrates compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

(HIPAA) with what action?

  1. Logging off the computer before walking away
  2. Entering data as soon as it is collected
  3. Verifying all medication dosages are within normal range
  4. Remembering to charge for all equipment used

The nurse protects against self-injury when working with the computer by performing what action?

  1. Maintaining the security of the password
  2. Using the computer only for work related tasks
  3. Becoming familiar with facility policy regarding computer use
  4. Maintaining good body mechanics when sitting at the computer

How can the nurse reduce the spread of infection related to the use of the computer?

  1. By cleaning the mouse and keyboard regularly
  2. By turning the monitor so it cannot be seen by visitors
  3. By using good body mechanics when sitting at the computer
  4. By becoming familiar with facility policies regarding data entry

The nurse is sitting down to prepare a presentation on risk reduction in the long-term care facility.

What is the first thing the nurse should do?

  1. Develop an outline of information to be included
  2. Find research articles containing the necessary information
  3. State the objectives
  4. Plan the ending of the presentation

When creating the introduction to a presentation, what is the nurse’s goal?

  1. Staying within the designated time frame
  2. Grabbing the audience’s attention
  3. Not overwhelming the audience with content
  4. Providing references

The nurse talks to the nurse manager to suggest making changes to the way a procedure is performed, and the manager asks if this change is evidence-based. What does the manager mean by evidence-based?

  1. Research findings or other reliable evidence show that the change is appropriate.
  2. Another facility is doing it in the manner proposed by the nurse.
  1. The nurse performed the procedure the suggested way while in nursing school.
  2. Several nurses discussed the new way to perform the procedure and agree it would

    be better.

 

Chapter 5: Nursing and Informatics Answer Section

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. ANS: 2
Mistakes can result when handwriting needs to be interpreted because it may be interpreted incorrectly. Neat, easy-to-read documentation improves the safety of care delivery.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 2
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

2. ANS: 1
HIPAA regulates the confidentiality of patient information. Logging off the computer before walking away protects patient privacy by preventing others from looking at information.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 4
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

3. ANS: 4
Maintaining good body mechanics when sitting at the computer prevents repetitive movement injuries, improves concentration, and prevents poor posture.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 3
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

4. ANS: 1
It is important to clean the mouse and keyboard regularly because many people will be touching this equipment. Keeping the equipment clean will prevent infection for the nurse and the patients.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 3
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

5. ANS: 1
The presentation cannot be developed until its main points are determined and set down as a guideline.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 5
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

6. ANS: 2
The purpose of the introduction is to grab the audience’s attention and explain what the presentation will involve.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 5
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

7. ANS: 1

For a change to be evidence-based means either that it has been researched and found to be more effective or that reliable evidence is available to support the change.

PTS: 1 REF: Chapter: 5 OBJ: Objective: 3
KEY: Content Area: Nursing Informatics | Integrated Processes: Communication and Documentation | Client Need: Safe, Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Applying

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