Pcs Competency

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 249

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Competency Test Quizzes & Trivia

This test provides knowledge based Competency validation on the patient care system (PCS) that will be used to document findings about patients.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a Status Board?
    • A. 

      Your Status Board is your Homepage

    • B. 

      Lists your patient assignment

    • C. 

      Displays pertinent patient Information

    • D. 

      Is always refreshing

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    Name the two buttons on the Status Board Footer that allow you to find patients to add to the Status Board
    • A. 

      My List and Locations

    • B. 

      Find Patient and Acknowledge

    • C. 

      Locations and Find Patient

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    Grey cells on the Status Board mean
    • A. 

      The cell is interactive

    • B. 

      The cell can not be used

    • C. 

      The cell can be alphabetized

    • D. 

      The cell means that there are two patients with the same name

  • 4. 
    True or False:The Status Board patient assignments are retained from one log on to the next.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    True or False:When looking at the status board the end user may see a carrot icon on a cell.   This means there is more information to be viewed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If a physician orders strict Intake and Output the nurse can put this information on the Intervention work list by clicking onto what button on the Intervention work list columns?
    • A. 

      Intervention

    • B. 

      Text/Ord

    • C. 

      Status

    • D. 

      Src

    • E. 

      Frequency

  • 7. 
    True or False:If a nurse wants to time interventions he/she would use the Frequency column on the Intervention work list.  It is important to enter a period (.) before the time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If an intervention has been completed but now the nurse wants to activate it again he/she would use what button on the Intervention work list column?
    • A. 

      Intervention

    • B. 

      Text/Ord

    • C. 

      Status

    • D. 

      Src

    • E. 

      History

  • 9. 
    True or False:When a new admission arrives on the unit, to begin documenting the nurse will add the patient to the worklist and select a Standard of Care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or False:Recall Values must be reviewed and confirmed.  Once saved the values are considered correct.  The nurse is responsible for information that has been recalled and saved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Allergies can be added during the Admission Assessment and/or any time an allergy is discovered during the hospital stay.  To add an allergy the nurse would
    • A. 

      Click on the Blue i button on the header

    • B. 

      Click on the Allergies button on the tool bar

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 12. 
    True or False:New or Stat orders will be displayed on the Status Board.  By clicking on the order cell,  the new orders will be displayed for review. This acts as signing off the order.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    True or False:To document an outcome the nurse will click on the outcome button, highlight the problem and click on the document button.  If the Document button is low lit (not available), the nurse will enter a target date and begin documenting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False