o The nurse auscultates diminished breath sounds in a postoperative client the

O the nurse auscultates diminished breath sounds in a

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o The nurse auscultates diminished breath sounds in a postoperative client the morning after abdominal surgery and encourages the client to turn, cough, and deep breathe every hour instead of every two hours. [14]
31. A nurse manager wishes to hire a new nurse who has just graduated from nursing school. At the beginning level of informatics competencies, the nurse should be able to do which of the following? o Input vital signs and intake and output data in the electronic medical record. 32. In which way does medical informatics overlap with nursing informatics? o Medical and nursing informatics focus on the areas of information retrieval. 33. Health care consumers have all the information and tools to make health care choices because they can easily compare quality and cost of care. Which of the following is correct? o The statement is false because the tool has not been developed. 34. The role of the informatics nurse does not include assessing the usability of devices for health care consumers. This statement is false because of which of the following reasons? o The development of policy regarding usability is an important part of the informatics nurse's role. 35. Over the next few years, nursing informatics and other health informatics disciplines will crisscross, resulting in more interdisciplinary projects. This statement is true because of which of the following reasons? o Nurse informatics specialists will work collaboratively with other disciplines to develop user- friendly systems. 36. The best estimate of the number of informatics nurses needed over the next few years is which of the following? o 6000 to 12,000 37. There are no available nursing informatics programs including doctoral degrees; therefore, nurses prepare for advanced practice through medical informatics curriculum. This answer is false because of which of the following reasons? o There are a number of accredited advanced nursing education programs in informatics in the United States. 38. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) incorporated the foundation provided by the American Nurses Association (ANA) in its definition of nursing informatics and scope and standards of practice. Applicants for the Informatics Nurse credentialing examination are required to meet which of the following minimum criteria? o Equivalent of two years of full-time professional practice, Baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing (or relevant field baccalaureate), Current, active license as a professional nurse 39. Nursing informatics employs information and computer technology to support all aspects of nursing practice, including research. Which is an example of supporting research? o Development of a standardized nursing language [15]
40. Which role is only appropriate for the informatics nurse specialist (INS)?

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