Nursing Education Standards and Informatics Quiz

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What organization revised the Essentials for Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice and The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice to include the use of computers and informatics?

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Which nursing organization developed and recommended nursing practice standards?

American Nurses Association (ANA)

In nursing informatics, what does the Nursing Informatics Scope and Standards of Practice build on?

Clinical practice standards

What is the primary focus of the ANA Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice?

Organizing principles of clinical nursing practice

Which organization outlined the importance of implementing standardized content to support nursing practice by specialists in nursing informatics?


What aspect of nursing practice is significantly impacted by Electronic Health Records (EHRs)?

Comprehensive patient information

How do Electronic Health Records (EHRs) assist nurses in making clinical decisions?

By offering notifications and alerts

What is one benefit of using Radiology Information Systems (RIS) in healthcare?

Improved patient care

How do Hospital Information Systems (HIS) contribute to healthcare efficiency?

By streamlining workflows and automation

What is a common challenge faced in the implementation of Information Systems in healthcare?

Increased paperwork and documentation errors

Which aspect of healthcare benefits from integration of different systems according to the text?

Laboratory Information Systems (LIS)

What was one of the first systems to include nursing practice protocol?

Technicon Medical Information System (TDS)

In which decade did nursing informatics become visible in healthcare and nursing?


What was the focus of the Council on Computer Applications in Nursing (CCAN)?

Integrating computer applications into the nursing profession

Which legislation paved the way for electronic health records through HIPAA in 1996?

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

What new programming methods emerged in the 1990s that contributed to better application development?

Client-server architectures

Which organization recognized nursing informatics as a new nursing specialty in 1992?


What technology played a significant role in expanding nursing awareness of computers and healthcare IT?

Microcomputer or Personal Computer (PC)

What did the Nursing Information and Data Set Evaluation Standards (NIDSEC) aim to evaluate?

Nursing data standards and technologies advancements

Which event marked a significant milestone for nursing informatics in 1981?

The meeting of the Nursing Special Interest Group on Computers during SCAMC

Test your knowledge on the nursing practice standards and educational requirements set by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Explore the integration of computers and informatics in both baccalaureate and graduate nursing education.

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