Which action by the nurse helps maintain computer security? A nurse is using the computer when a client calls for pain medication.
A. Staying logged on, leaving the terminal on, and administering the medication immediately B. Informing the client that he ll have to wait 15 minutes while she completes the entry C. Asking a coworker to log out for her and administering the medicine right away D. Logging out of the computer, then administering the pain medication
Logging out of the computer, then administering the pain medication-rationale: a nurse should meet a clients request for pain medication as quickly as possible after she logs out of the computer. a nurse shouldnt ask a client to wait for as long as 15 minutes for requested pain medication. if the nurse leaves the terminal without logging out, others may view confidential information or use her password. asking a coworker to log her out isnt safe computer practice.client needs category: safe, effective care environmentclient needs subcategory: management of carecognitive level: application