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: