Final Exam Questions - Three Categories of Questions
Question 1: Why is it difficult to integrate information from all hospital departments into a single hospital information system?
Question 2: Which of the following groups of activities represent challenges to the technologist when building an integrated hospital information system?
Question 3: The conceptual components of informatics are:
Question 4: Several colleges have suggested that Wikipedia™ be banned as a resource for academic papers. Which of the following statements support that ban?
Question 5: When would you use the word “and” in a literature search?
Question 6: What is a refereed journal?
Question 7: Several indexes to scholarly literature can be found in the library. Which one of these indexes has the most applicability to the profession of Nursing?
Question 8: Why are informatics nurse specialists and nurse scholars so interested in nursing nomenclatures, taxonomies, and classification?
Question 9: How many classification systems are recognized by the American Nurses Association?
Question 10: Which three data sets must be used together to complete the nursing process?
Question 11: Which of the following are forces that impact the nursing profession and are causing a growing interest in information technology?
Question 12: Which of the following statements is a definition of Nursing Informatics?
Question 13: The functional components of informatics are:
Question 14: The role of the Informatics Nurse Specialist (INS) encompasses multiple activities ranging from the development of Informatics theory to the ongoing maintenance & provision of enhancements to information systems. Which of the following statements describes the education, experience, & user groups that concern an INS?
Question 15: Security can be defined as:
Question 16: Beliefs about who generates, stores, retrieves, & uses information within an organization are known as the organizations:
Question 17: Privacy can be defined as:
Question 18: Confidentiality can be defined as:
Question 19: As a nurse practitioner, you are questioned by a patient about the usefulness of a particular web site for health information. You do not know the web site and have no computer available to access the site in your office. Which of the following replies would be the most appropriate to make to your patient?
Question 20: Why are nurses’ natural advocates of consumer health applications?
Question 21: A consumer health care application can be described as:
Question 22: The four areas in which Informatics Nurse Specialists practice are:
Question 23: Which of the following are impediments to the successful implementation of a computerized medical record?
Question 24: Which of the following statements represent conditions recommended by the Institute of Medicine for the future electronic health record?
Question 25: Inputs in geographic information systems are frequently derived from:
Question 26: Which of the following definitions best describes a Geographic Information System?
Question 27: Which of the following are limitations of Geographic Information Systems?
Question 28: Which of the following statements justifies the need for and use of standardized nursing languages?
Question 29: Which of the following are characteristics of a POC (point-of-care) information system?
Question 30: Which of the following statements reflect goals that health care facilities might consider when moving to a POC system?
Question 31: Which of the following pairs of items are examples of quantitative benefits of point of care (POC) systems?
Question 32: Which of the following pairs of items are examples of qualitative benefits of point of care (POC) systems?
Question 33: To be able to effectively implement a point-of care system, you need all of the following except:
Question 34: In moving a Hospital towards a POC system, multiple problems may emerge. Which of the statements listed below best describes a problem that may impact the entire institution?
Question 35: Which of the following groups of items best represent the characteristics of a point of care system?
Question 36: Which of the following situations represent drawbacks to implementing a POC system?
Question 37: A nursing diagnosis is best described by which of the following statements?
Question 38: In which stage of the five level patient record would information from alternative forms of health care be included?
Question 39: Why is there an absence of nursing data in national and regional databases?
Question 40: Which of the following statements best describes why the Nursing intervention classification (NIC) is important to Nursing Informatics?
Question 41: Heuristics can be defined as the study of:
Question 42: The thirteen data sets approved by the American Nurses Association include which of the following lists?
Question 43: Knowledge can be defined as:
Question 44: Knowledge can be transformed into which of the following
Question 45: The information resources of a hospital are:
Question 46: Healthcare computing in hospitals began in the 1980’s and continues to the present. Which of the following activities represents the first efforts (in the 1980’s) toward computerization of healthcare?
Question 47: The older terminologies of health care computing have been replaced with more meaningful, descriptive terminologies that reflect the movement toward information as a resource. To this end, data entry is now known as::
Question 48: The information silos of old hospital systems are now called:
Question 49: Access to patient-specific, agency-specific, & domain-specific data, information & knowledge, by nurses, has potential to improve ICU decision making
Question 50: The management of information is the functional ability to collect, aggregate, organize, move & represent information in an economical, efficient way.
Question 51: The traditional view of information in the health care environment has been focused on the patient.
Question 52: About 100 people in the US die each day because current paper base health care system introduces errors or delays treatment or limits what health care professionals know
Question 53: Geographic Information Systems have been used in some form since the 1960’s.
Question 54: Comprehensive patient care systems that effectively automate the medical record are not ready for implementation
Question 55: The Continuity of Care Record (CCR) is intended to foster & improve continuity of patient care, to reduce medical errors, & to assure at least a minimum standard of health information transportability when a patient is referred or transferred to, or is otherwise seen by, another provider.
Question 56: It is intrinsically necessary to understand how a system will be used and who will use it. What follows is that the system users must have a voice in the development, design, and use.
Question 57: An organizations’ philosophy of information use provides framework for development of security policies, procedures & practices within organization
Question 58: Nursing Informatics has been designated as an area of specialty nursing practice by the American Nurses Association.
Question 59: A hospital database should contain data that facilitates analysis of traditional management questions relating to employees, salaries, & productivity.
Question 60: A hospital database should contain data necessary to analyze work of clinical departments.
Question 61: A hospital database which integrates data from several computer systems within the institution can directly support patient care.
Question 62: Hospital databases should provide access to patient records for clinical research purposes.
Question 63: New information needs of hospitals must include information that analyzes the cost of patient care & its interdependency with the quality of care.
Question 64: Hospital Information Systems make it possible to collect & store large amounts of data beyond the institution's immediate needs.
Question 65: The traditional view of information in the health care environment has been focused on the patient.
Question 66: Clinical, empirical, & conceptual knowledge are essential components in the development of a discrete Nursing language.
Question 67: The Health on the Net Foundation helps patients to evaluate health related web sites.
Question 68: The professional and/or contractual duty to safeguard the secrecy of patient information regardless of how it is acquired, stored, processed, generated, retrieved, or transmitted is known as confidentiality.
Question 69: Early hospital information systems were primarily used for non patient care procedures such as billing, payroll, & personnel.
Question 70: Consumer health informatics can best be described as tools that empower the patient to make more informed choices about healthcare issues.
Question 1: Describe one of the VR simulations used in treating phobias.
Question 2: It has been said that the promise of nanotechnology is to “allow doctors to execute curative & reconstructive procedures in the body at cellular & molecular levels. Discuss your concerns & opinions on the use of nanotechnology in medicine. What do you think are the ethical, legal, & moral dilemmas involved in developing & using this new technology? If you could extend life through the use of this technology, would you? Why or why not?
Question 3: We know that nursing unit activities represent the core of patient care in the hospital. Discuss why nurses have been reluctant to become involved in the development and implementation of information systems in health care.
Question 4: Nursing and technology frequently clash in the clinical practice area. Nurses rightly (or wrongly) think that technology interferes with their care of patients and that “high tech” means “high touch” is absent from care. Do you think this is true? Do nurses who are able to use technology (and do) sacrifice their ability to care for patients?
Question 5: Discuss the potential uses of Geographic Information Systems in community health, epidemiology, public health, and hospital administration. Consider such topics as the aging population, distribution of health care, distribution of care services, and development of nursing knowledge..
NR 599 Week 8 Final Exam Questions (MCQs, True/False & Essay Question)
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- Year Published: 2020
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