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1.

Karen, medical director of St. Luke Hospital, was asking for a computerized system that is designed to meet the  information needs on  patient information processing and patient registration. She is referring  to what system?

Answer: Clinical and hospital information system
Explanation:
Karen, as the medical director of St. Luke Hospital, is specifically asking for a computerized system that can handle patient information processing and patient registration. This implies that she is looking for a system that can manage and organize clinical and hospital information effectively. Therefore, the correct answer is "Clinical and hospital information system."
2.

Anna, the nurse supervisor, assesses whether a result of  the health care management is significant or occurred by chance. What component of nursing informatics is this?

Answer: Information
Explanation:
The component of nursing informatics that Anna is assessing is information. Information is the processed and organized data that has been analyzed and interpreted to have meaning and relevance. In this case, Anna is evaluating whether the result of the health care management is significant or occurred by chance, which involves analyzing and interpreting the data to determine its significance. Therefore, her assessment falls under the category of information in nursing informatics.
3.

What computer-based system is designed for collecting, storing, manipulating, and making  clinical information important to the health care delivery process?

Answer: Clinical information system
Explanation:
A clinical information system is a computer-based system that is specifically designed for collecting, storing, manipulating, and making clinical information important to the health care delivery process. It is used to manage and organize patient data, including medical history, diagnoses, treatments, and outcomes. This system helps healthcare providers make informed decisions, improve patient care, and enhance communication and coordination among healthcare professionals. The other options, such as patient information system and electronic health record, may also involve collecting and storing clinical information, but they do not encompass the full range of functionalities provided by a clinical information system.
4.

It integrates all the information and data of all the hospital departments and manages health information using modern information techniques.

Answer: Electronic health record system
Explanation:
The electronic health record system is the correct answer because it integrates all the information and data from all hospital departments and manages health information using modern information techniques. This system allows for the storage and retrieval of patient records, test results, medication history, and other relevant medical information in a digital format. It improves efficiency and accuracy in healthcare delivery by providing a centralized platform for healthcare professionals to access and update patient information.
5.

The nurse on duty in the OB-Gyne Unit is irritable because a problem in the network occurs, resulting in the unavailability of the communication system within the hospital. This is an example of 

Answer: Failure
Explanation:
The nurse on duty in the OB-Gyne Unit is irritable because there is a problem in the network, resulting in the unavailability of the communication system within the hospital. This situation is considered a failure because the communication system is not functioning as intended, causing inconvenience and frustration for the nurse and potentially impacting patient care.
6.

It measures the reliability, integrity, and performance of the system. This refers to 

Answer: Dependable System
Explanation:
The given correct answer is "Dependable System". This refers to a system that measures the reliability, integrity, and performance of the system. In other words, a dependable system is one that can be trusted to function consistently and accurately, without any disruptions or errors. It ensures that the system is reliable, meaning it can be counted on to perform its intended functions consistently. It also ensures the integrity of the system, meaning the data and information within it are accurate and secure. Lastly, it measures the performance of the system, ensuring that it meets the required standards and performs efficiently.
7.

The preceptor of newly hired nurses provided the specific reference information for the nurses, such as drug use, dosage requirement, and direction for use. This reference is called

Answer: Minimum data set
Explanation:
The reference information provided by the preceptor for the newly hired nurses, such as drug use, dosage requirement, and direction for use, is called the minimum data set. This set of essential data provides standardized information that is necessary for the nurses to effectively and safely carry out their duties. It ensures that all nurses have access to the same important information, promoting consistency and accuracy in their practice.
8.

In  IMCC, the fourth-year nursing students were experts on their related learning experience. Since they are equipped with enough understanding and familiarity in their field of study. This is what component of nursing informatics?

Answer: Knowledge
Explanation:
The correct answer is "Knowledge". In nursing informatics, knowledge refers to the expertise and understanding that nurses possess in their field of study. Fourth-year nursing students are considered experts because they have gained enough knowledge and familiarity through their learning experiences. This knowledge allows them to apply their skills and make informed decisions in their practice.
9.

What characteristic of data quality refers to all the data attributes, and their values are defined at the correct level of details?

Answer: Data appropriateness
Explanation:
Data appropriateness refers to the characteristic of data quality where all the data attributes and their values are defined at the correct level of detail. This means that the data is relevant and suitable for the intended purpose, ensuring that it is accurate, complete, and reliable. Data appropriateness ensures that the data is fit for use and meets the specific requirements and needs of the users.
10.

If the system on information technology is implemented in various institutions in Iligan City. What is necessary to essentially educate the community and the entire society?

Answer: Awareness
Explanation:
To effectively implement the system on information technology in various institutions in Iligan City, it is essential to educate the community and the entire society about it. This can be achieved through creating awareness among the people. By raising awareness about the benefits, usage, and importance of the system, the community and society can be prepared and informed about the changes and advancements in technology. This will help in ensuring a smooth transition and widespread adoption of the system, leading to its successful implementation.
11.

It refers to a movement of data from the point where it was collected to a point where it can be collated and prepared for analysis.

Answer: Processing
Explanation:
Processing refers to the movement of data from the point where it was collected to a point where it can be collated and prepared for analysis. This involves organizing, cleaning, and transforming the data so that it can be used effectively for further analysis. Processing is an essential step in the data analysis process as it ensures that the data is in a usable format and ready for interpretation and insights to be derived from it.
12.

What system directly assist health care providers in the interpretation of data and in making clinically related decision?

Answer: Medical support system
Explanation:
A medical support system directly assists healthcare providers in the interpretation of data and making clinically related decisions. This system provides healthcare professionals with tools and resources to analyze patient data, access relevant medical literature and guidelines, and make informed decisions about diagnosis, treatment, and patient care. It helps healthcare providers to stay updated with the latest medical knowledge and evidence-based practices, ultimately improving the quality of care provided to patients.
13.

Carla, nurse anesthetist, uses the computer in calculating and managing the pre-operating drugs for a patient with scheduled mastectomy. The system she is using is

Answer: Pharmacy information system
Explanation:
Carla, as a nurse anesthetist, is responsible for calculating and managing the pre-operating drugs for the patient. In order to do this, she needs access to a system that specifically deals with medication management. The pharmacy information system is designed to handle tasks such as drug inventory management, prescription processing, and medication dispensing. Therefore, it is the most suitable system for Carla to use in this scenario.
14.

The nurse on duty check the patient's temperature after giving paracetamol. This stage of the nursing process is

Answer: Evaluation
Explanation:
Evaluation is the correct answer because it involves the nurse checking the patient's temperature after administering paracetamol. Evaluation is the final stage of the nursing process, where the nurse assesses the patient's response to interventions and determines the effectiveness of the care provided. In this case, the nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of the paracetamol in reducing the patient's temperature.
15.

Upon assessment, the nurse notices that the patient's temperature is fluctuating from normal to hyperthermia. This clinical judgment and comprehension of the patient's condition is said to be

Answer: Diagnosis
Explanation:
The correct answer is "Diagnosis". In this scenario, the nurse is observing the patient's temperature fluctuations and making a judgment about the patient's condition. This process of analyzing the data and identifying the problem is known as diagnosis in nursing. The nurse is not yet planning interventions or evaluating the patient's response, so those options can be ruled out. Assessment is the initial step of gathering information, but the nurse has already moved beyond that stage by noticing the temperature fluctuations. Therefore, the correct answer is diagnosis.
16.

What is not included in stage 1 in the health informatics paradigm shift?

Answer: Support from the client
Explanation:
Stage 1 in the health informatics paradigm shift includes commencing the project, collecting and analyzing the data, and translating data into information. However, support from the client is not included in this stage. This suggests that the initial stage focuses on the technical aspects of the project, such as data collection and analysis, rather than the involvement or support from the client.
17.

According to ANA, nursing informatics is a specialty that integrates 3 fields of sciences. These are?

Answer: Nursing, computer and information
Explanation:
Nursing informatics is a specialty that combines the fields of nursing, computer science, and information science. It involves the use of technology and data to improve healthcare outcomes and patient care. By integrating these three fields, nursing informatics professionals can effectively manage and analyze health information, develop healthcare technologies, and enhance communication and decision-making processes in healthcare settings.
18.

Alex, is a medical director of Asian Hospital. He uses information technology for recording client information  used to access client's electronic health data. This nursing informatics scope is

Answer: Nursing practice
Explanation:
The given scenario describes a medical director using information technology to record and access client information. This falls under the scope of nursing practice as it involves the use of technology in the day-to-day activities of a nurse, such as recording and accessing patient data. Nursing education focuses on teaching and learning in the nursing field, nursing research involves conducting research studies in nursing, and nursing administration involves managing and overseeing nursing departments and operations. None of these scopes directly align with the scenario provided.
19.

The student in IMCC used computers in problem identification and located current literature about the problem. This scope is 

Answer: Nursing research
Explanation:
The student in IMCC used computers in problem identification and located current literature about the problem. This indicates that the scope of their work is in the field of nursing research. By using computers to identify problems and locate relevant literature, the student is engaging in research practices to contribute to the field of nursing.
20.

Nurses use passwords and PIN codes for their respective computers during their duty at their respective wards. This is 

Answer: Security
Explanation:
The use of passwords and PIN codes by nurses for their computers during their duty at their respective wards ensures the security of patient information and sensitive data. This measure helps prevent unauthorized access to patient records, maintains the confidentiality of medical information, and protects patient privacy. By implementing these security measures, nurses can ensure that only authorized individuals have access to patient data, reducing the risk of data breaches and maintaining the integrity of patient information.
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