Knowledgeable Quiz On Nursing Informatics

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Knowledgeable Quiz On Nursing Informatics

Group presentation information will not be included in the quiz, only basic computer literacy information and chapter notes covered in class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Characters, numbers or facts gathered for analysis and possibly later action.  Ex:  14 days, African American, divorced, 100 beats/minute
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Knowledge

    • D. 

      Wisdom

  • 2. 
    2. Synthesis of information from several sources to produce a single concept, based on a logical process of analysis and provides order to thoughts and ideas and decreases uncertainty.
    • A. 

      Knowledge

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Information

    • D. 

      Wisdom

  • 3. 
    3. Nursing has traditionally acquired knowledge through traditions, authority, trial and error and personal experiences. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    4. ___________________   ______________________ is the science and art of turning nursing data into information. 
  • 5. 
    5. Ability to recognize when information is needed, as well as the skills to find, evaluate, and use needed information effectively.
    • A. 

      Computer literacy

    • B. 

      Nursing literacy

    • C. 

      Information literacy

    • D. 

      Evidence based practice

  • 6. 
    6. The ANA expects you, the entry level nurse, to possess what knowledge pertaining to informatics upon graduation?
    • A. 

      Basic computer literacy

    • B. 

      Ability to access data and perform computer documentation

    • C. 

      Ability to use information technology to support clinical processes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    7. 1,000,000 bytes.  It's enough information for the computer to store one character (e.g. "h"), so 1mb text file = 1,000,000 keystrokes in that file.
    • A. 

      Megabyte (Mb)

    • B. 

      Kilobyte (Kb)

    • C. 

      Gigabyte (Gb)

    • D. 

      Cinnibyte (Cb)

  • 8. 
    8. Basic parts that make up your computer. For example a hard drive, memory, and motherboard.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Peripherals

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Hardware

  • 9. 
    9. _____________ refers to all of the programs on your computer. This helps you get things achieved, like writing letters, sending emails, and surfing the internet.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Peripherals

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

  • 10. 
    10. This is where all your data is stored when you save it. Its size or capacity is measured in gigabytes.  For example, I have a 160GB (answer) in my computer. Obviously a 20GB (answer) is very small in comparison.
    • A. 

      Floppy disk

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      MS-DOS

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 11. 
    11. The ____________________is the central circuit board that provides electrical connections so the other components of a computer can communicate with each other. It is the main part to a computer. Without a motherboard or mainboard there is no computer. Every part to a computer connects to the motherboard.
    • A. 

      Motherboard/mainboard

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Data switchboard

    • D. 

      Hard drive

  • 12. 
    12. ____________  ____________  ________________are almost obsolete. It uses the older type 3.5″ square plastic disk.
    • A. 

      CD ROM drives

    • B. 

      Floppy disk drives

    • C. 

      Compact disk burner

    • D. 

      USB ports

  • 13. 
    13. A _________________ is a file structure that supports the storage of data in an organized fashion.  For example:  CINAHL
    • A. 

      Personal computer

    • B. 

      Central processing unit

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 14. 
    14. AOL, MSN, Comcast are all examples of:
    • A. 

      ISP's

    • B. 

      CPU's

    • C. 

      DSL's

    • D. 

      URL's

  • 15. 
    15.  .gov is a government based website that can usually be trusted to have reliable information. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    16. A type of nursing documentation method that documents only the client's abnormal conditions.  Normal standards are provided for the nurse to review and then the nurse documents those conditions that are not in line with the norms.
    • A. 

      Charting by exception

    • B. 

      Flowsheet charting

    • C. 

      Narrative charting

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    17. What is used to access client data that is used to plan, implement, and evaluate care.
    • A. 

      Administrative Information Systems

    • B. 

      Information Systems

    • C. 

      Hospital Information System

    • D. 

      Clinical Information Systems

  • 18. 
     18. Consent is the process by which a person authorizes healthcare personnel to process his/her information based on an informed understanding of how this information will be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    19. _________________ is an attempt to get consumers to divulge personal information such as financial data and credit card and bank account number through social engineering and technical subterfuge.
  • 20. 
    20.  A fingerprint is an example of what type of authentication?
    • A. 

      PKI

    • B. 

      Biometric

    • C. 

      Password

    • D. 

      Genetic code

  • 21. 
    21. What does the acronym HIPAA stand for?  (Watch your spelling and capitalization or the computer will count it incorrect)