Issues and Trends in Nursing: Essential Knowledge for Today and Tomorrow
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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.

1:  Barriers in the use of informatics in health care include:
A: standardized language
B: privacy, security, confidentiality
C: lack of energy
D: A and B

2:  HIPPA is responsible for:
A: protecting data and information systems
B: collecting of terms with definitions that are used in informational system databases
C: improving the efficiency of healthcare delivery and to standardize electronic data
D: the studying of the structure and properties of information

3:  What is a virtual visit?
A: Uses technology to provide a digitized view of a patient and healthcare provider engaged in real-time communication
B: Use of communication technologies to deliver health care at a distance
C: Uses advanced technologies such as videoconferencing and the Internet to enable a healthcare provider at a clinical site to communicate with patients in their homes.

4:  Confidentiality is a legal protection and an assurance of an individual's right to privacy, but information is not confidential unless there exists a treatment relationship between the patient and care provider.

5:  The incorporation of technology into health care means there is not a practicing nurse who does not use daily at least one form of health technology in their profession.

Optional: Enter your name and your instructor's E-mail address to have your results E-mailed to him or her.
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