Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Questions and their Answers:
Question 1: Informatics nursing is distinguished from other nursing specialties by its focus on:
Question 2: Applications that are designed to run on a common platform, operate in a common environment, and communicate through direct data transfer are known as:
Question 3: Adult learners most effectively learn about a new clinical information system when the instructor:
Question 4: Knowledge that is patterned for use in reasoning is known as:
Question 5: What process produces a blueprint that details how hardware and software meet the needs of the organization?
Question 6: Ease of navigation, appropriate language, efficiency of use, ease of learning, and intuitiveness are all examples of:
Question 7: The problems of an existing system have been identified, along with possible solutions. What is the next step in the systems analysis stage?
Question 8: What type of testing is performed on functionally grouped components to ensure that the subset works with the entire system?
Question 9: In project management, the critical path is best described as a series of activities that:
Question 10: What is the initial layer of protection to prevent unauthorized, external access to a facility’s information network?
Question 11: What is the most common risk to patient privacy and confidentiality?
Question 12: Which document articulates the primary factors that guide professional nursing judgment, regarding confidential patient information?
Question 13: Integrating clinical practice guidelines with an electronic health record facilitates quality improvement measurement by:
Question 14: An online course discussion board is a form of:
Question 15: Using an office computer system to identify a patient whom the linked hospital information system identifies as having positive cultures for pneumonia, a primary care provider orders the patient’s antibiotic. This scenario exemplifies:
Question 16: In Table A, the primary key field is PatientNumber. When the informatics nurse sees PatientNumber in Table B, the nurse recognizes that the field is functioning as what type of key?
Question 17: Because several disciplines support the foundation of informatics nursing, it is important for the informatics nurse to understand that:
Question 18: A downtime of the electronic health record (EHR) system is planned for three months from today. The informatics nurse is formulating a communication plan for the clinical staff about the downtime. The nurse plans to:
Question 19: When writing and reviewing the downtime policy and procedure for the new electronic health record, it is imperative to clearly define for the end-user the:
Question 20: Adherence to a standardized nursing language will lead to:
Question 21: The informatics nurse violates a patient’s legal right to privacy and confidentiality, by:
Question 22: Although social media sites like Facebook and WebMD may provide healthcare consumers with many benefits, using these sites presents risks to patient privacy and misuse of personal health information, because:
Question 23: The informatics nurse is working on a chart to demonstrate the increasing incidence of obesity in the patient population at a health clinic. The data will represent patients who are of normal weight, overweight, obese, and morbidly obese, and it will include the percentage of the total population for each group. This type of data is most effectively represented by a:
Question 24: The informatics nurse is collaborating with the pharmacy in installing automated dispensing cabinets on the nursing units. These dispensing cabinets will:
Question 25: Which stage of meaningful use introduces the electronic capture and sharing of health information in a coded format?