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COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Introductio to Health Occupations

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COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY: A computer is an electronic device for: storing data and processing data. Data means information.
Computer processing means: initiating (starting) a program.
A computer program is a: collection of instructions to perform a specific task (assignment).
Computer programs are aka: software.
An understanding of how a computer works and an understanding of computer applications (apps) in your profession is called: computer literacy.
Applications (apps) are: computer programs.
An organized collection of computer data (information) is called a: database.
The largest medical database in the world is the NLM which stands for: National Library of Medicine.
Computers in healthcare are used for: 1. HIS which stands for health information system(s)
Health Information Systems (HIS) are also known as MIS which stands for: medical information systems.
HIS (MIS) are used to manage: a. Statements of estimated income and expenses or the amount of money available for some purpose called budgets.
Health Information systems (HIS) aka medical information systems (MIS) are used to manage: b. Records of goods in stock called inventories.
Health Information systems (HIS) aka medical information systems (MIS) are used to manage: c. Personal information and diagnostic reports regarding clients.
Health Information systems (HIS) aka medical information systems (MIS) are used to manage: d. Timetables aka schedules.
Computers in healthcare are used for: 2. Provide assistance (help) with education abbreviated CAI which stands for computer assisted instruction.
Computers in healthcare are used to: 3. Investigate called research.
A computer is an electronic device for: storing data (information) and processing data (information)
Computers in healthcare are used to: 4. Identify diseases by performing diagnostic testing.
Diagnostic testing includes tissue analysis (examination) such as: a. CBC which stans for complete blood coutn.
Diagnostic testing includes tissue analysis (examination) such as: b. UA which stands for urinalysis.
Diagnostic testing includes tissue analysis (examination) such as: c. BMP which stands forbasic metabolic panel
Diagnostic testing includes tissue analysis (examination) such as: d. CMP which stands for complete metabolic panel.
Diagnostic testing includes tissue analysis (examination) such as: e. Bx which stands for biopsy.
Diagnostic testing is used to: identify disease.
Diagnostic testing includes: f. ECG which stands for electrocardiography.
Diagnostic testing includes: g. EEG which stands for electroencephalography.
Diagnostic testing includes diagnostic imaging (DI) such as: h. CXR which stands for chest x-ray.
Diagnostic testing includes diagnostic imaging (DI) such as: I. CT which stands for computerized tomography.
Diagnostic testing includes diagnostic imaging (DI) such as: j. MRI which stands for magnetic resonance imaging.
Diagnostic testing includes diagnostic imaging (DI) such as: k. PET which stands for positron emission tomography.
Diagnostic testing includes diagnostic imaging (DI) such as: l. US which stands for ultrasonography.
Diagnostic testing includes diagnostic imaging (DI) such as: m. Endoscopy which means process of using a lighted instrument to view within.
COMPUTER TYPES: Types of computers include: 1. A personal computer such as a laptop or desktop.
Types of computers include: 2. A microcomputer such as a smartphone
A computer is an electronic device for: storing data (information) and processing data (information).
Types of computers include: 3. A computer serving hundreds of users called a mainframe.
The collection of physical parts of a computer is called: hardware.
COMPUTER HARDWARE: Computer hardware consists of (contains) the: physical parts.
Computer hardware consists of (contains) : 1. A CPU which stands for central processing unit.
Computer hardware consists of (contains): 2. A device for visual output of data (information) called a display screen.
Output means: processed information (data).
The second (2nd) most common computer output device is a: printer.
Computer hardware consists of (contains). 3. An output typing device called a keyboard.
Input means: information (data) entered into a computer.
Computer input devices include: a. A display allowing input by palpation called a touch screen monitor.
Computer input devices include: b. A device that recognizes visual data (information) called an optical scanner.
Computer input devices include: c. A device to move the cursor on a computer screen called a mouse.
Computer input devices include: d. A device that captures the handwriting or brush strokes of a user called digital pen.
Computer processing means: initiating (starting) a program.
A computer program is a collection of instructions to perform a: specific task (assignment).
Computer programs are aka: software
An understanding of how a computer works and an understanding of computer applications (apps) in your profession is called: computer literacy.
Applications (apps) are: computer programs.
Data can be stored on a: 1. CD which stands for compact disc.
Data means: information.
Data (information) can be stored on a: 2. DVD which stand for digital versatile (video) disc.
Data (information) can be stored on a: 3. USB flash drive which stands for universal serial bus.
The permanent program built into the computer system by the manufacturer is abbreviated ROM which stands for: read only memory.
A computer program is a collection of instruction to perform a: specific task (assignment).
A computer program allowing data (information) to be stored and/or retrieved and/or changed is abbreviated RAM which stands for: random access memory.
Production, storage and manipulation of text on a computer is called: word processing.
Linking computers together is called a: network.
A worldwide network is called: the internet.
An electronic device that sends data (information) between computer networks is called a: router.
An electronic device that sends and receives computer data over a telephone line or cable is called a: modem.
The process of creating and sending text messages from one computer to another is called: electronic mail (e-mail)
Text means: written or printed.
Those who provide connection to the Internet are called ISP which stands for: internet service providers.
Internet service providers (IS) include: 1. Comcast. 2. AT&T 3. Time Warner Cable.
Internet service providers (IS) include: 4. Century Link 5. Verizon.
Computer software to search for data (information) on the Internet is called a: web browser.
Web browsers include: 1. Google Chrome. 2. Internet explorer
Web browsers include: 3. Apple Safari. 4. Mozilla Firefox.
Web browsers refer to computer software to search for data on the: Internet (worldwide network).
Programs used by the web browser are called: search engines.
Search engines include: 1. Google (www.googl.com) 2. Bing (www.bing.com).Search engines include:
Search engines include: 3. Yahoo (www.yahoo.com) 4. Ask (www.ask.com)
Search engines include: 5. Aol (www.aol.com). 6. WOW (www.wow.com).
The use of the internet as a source for health information is called: e-health.
Remote consultation by clients with their physician is called: telemedicine aka cybermedicine.
Consultation means: discussion.
Delivery of prescriptions (medications) through the use of telecommunications is called: telepharmacy.
Telecommunications means: exchanging information (data) over a distance.
The use of uniform electronic network protocols to transfer business information between organizations is abbreviated EDI which stands for: electronic data interchange.
A computer can be protected from electronic surges and power outages with UPS which stands for: uninterrupted power supply.
Computer programs that alter (change) the operation of computer programs by erasing data and/or scrambling data and /or allowing access to data are called: computer viruses.
A computer program (software) is a collection of instructions to: perform a specific task (assignment).
All healthcare computers mush have: antivirus software (programs).
Computer viruses are programs that alter (change) the operation of computer programs by: erasing data and/or scrambling data and/or allowing access to data.
Viruses can enter a computer by downloading information from the: Internet or opening e-mail or data (information) storage devices.
Computers that contain databases should be networked only within the: healthcare facility.
A database is an: organized collection of computer information.
Networked means: computers linked together.
Data (information) to be transferred to an outside source should be saved and sent on a: dedicated computer.
Dedicated means: a single computer in a network.
Hardware and/or software designed to prevent unauthorized access to electronic data (information) is called a: firewall
The process of scrambling data (information) before sending it electronically is called: encryption.
A written document detailing a healthcare provider's privacy practices is abbreviated NPP which stands for: notice of privacy practices.
Data (information) that contains client identifiers is abbreviated PHI which stands for: protected health information.
Client identifiers include: 1. Name.
Client identifiers include: 2. Address.
Client identifiers include: 3. Telephone number(s).
Client identifiers include: 4. Social Security (SS) numbers.
Client identifiers include: 5. Date of birth (DOB).
CONFIDENTIALITY AND TECHNOLOGY: Confidentiality means: private information not intended for public knowledge.
Confidential information is aka: privileged information.
Confidentiality includes using a password for computer access that is not obvious such as: birth dates or anniversary dates or addresses or telephone numbers.
Good passwords include: a. Digits (numbers) letters and punctuation characters.
Good passwords include: b. Upper and lower case letters.
Good passwords include: c. Passwords that can be typed quickly in case someone is looking over your shoulder.
Good passwords include: d. Passwords that are the length of eight (8) characters.
Good passwords include: e. Passwords that are periodically changed.
Good passwords include: f. Passwords that are only known by you.
Good passwords include: g. Passwords that are easy to remember.
Confidentiality and technology includes: 1. Not leaving the computer unattended.
Confidentiality and technology includes: 2. Using encryption technology when healthcare information (data) is transferred electronically.
Confidentiality and technology includes: 3. Verifying telephone numbers before faxing medical records.
Confidentiality and technology includes: 4. Not leaving medical records unattended on a fax machine or copier.
Confidentiality and technology includes: 5. Setting the computer to block access when not in use.
ABUSE: Abuse means: unnecessary pain and/or unnecessary physical harm and/or unnecessary mental anguish.
Anguish means: suffering.
Physical abuse and/or emotional abuse and/or economic abuse and/or sexual abuse within a relationship is abbreviated DV which stands for: domestic violence.
Domestic violence (DV) is also known as IPV which stands for: intimate partner violence.
Domestic violence (DV) in the US usually involves: female victims and male abusers.
Domestic violence (DV) in the US is the single most cause of injury to: women.
A woman is battered in the US every: nine (9) seconds.
The greatest risk of abuse occurs with: low socio-economic women.
When income rises, abuse decreases but: does not cease (stop).
The most frequent initial area of abusive injury is the: face.
Initial means: beginning.
A practiced batterer may hit areas that are not easily visible to others such as the portion of the head: covered by hair and/or the breasts and/or abdomen and/or back and /or buttocks.
Victims of physical abuse may hide the injuries or use excuses such as: "I fell." or "I ran into."
Victims of sexual abuse may contract sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) from having sex forced upon them by: non-monogamous sexual partners.
Monogamous means: mutually exclusive.
Therapeutic communication techniques for victims of domestic violence (DV) include: 1. You do not deserve to be treated this way.
Therapeutic communication techniques for victims of domestic violence (DV) include: 2. You are not to blame.
Therapeutic communication techniques for victims of domestic violence (DV) include: 3. You are not alone.
Therapeutic communication techniques for victims of domestic violence (DV) include: 4. Help is available.
CHILD ABUSE: The average number of children in the US that die every day from abuse or neglect is: five (5).
1 of every 3 girls and 1 of every 5 boys in the US will be sexually abused before age: 18.
3 out of 4 sexually abused children: don't tell.
Physical indicators (signs) of child abuse include unexplainable: 1. Lacerations (cuts) and/or abrasions (scrapes) and/or welts (red swollen mark) and/or hematomas (bruises) and or thermal injuries (burns).
Physical indicators (signs) of child abuse include unexplainable: 2. Head injuries and/or internal injuries and/or broken bones such as a spiral (torsion) fracture.
Physical indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 3. Wounds (injuries) in the shape of objects.
Indicators are: signs.
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 1. A child who is overly passive and compliant.
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 2. A child who is overtly aggressive and rageful.
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 3. An explanation that sounds scripted (rehearsed).
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 4. A child who is afraid of going home.
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 5. A child who returns to earlier developmental stage such as thumb-sucking and/or bed-wetting and/or fear of the dark (nightmares).
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 6. A child who exhibits (shows) changes in eating patterns and/or sleeping patterns.
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 7. A child who exhibits changes in school performance and/or attendance.
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 8. A child who exhibits (shows) a lack of personal care and/or hygiene (cleanliness).
Behavioral indicators (signs) of child abuse include: 9. A child who exhibits inappropriate sexual behaviors.
Abused children commonly exhibit: 1. Psychiatric disorders.
Abused children commonly exhibit: 2. Delinquent behaviors.
Abused children commonly exhibit: 3. Learning disabilities.
Abused children commonly exhibit: 4. Disciplinary problems.
Abused children commonly exhibit: More physical illnesses.
Children who witness domestic violence (DV) is the single best predictor of: juvenile delinquency and adult criminality.
Abused children in the US are less likely to practice safer sex techniques which puts them at greater risk for: sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Abused children in the US are 25% more likely to experience: teenage pregnancy.
30-50% of abused children will: become abusers.
Phrases a child should never hear from their caregivers include: "You are stupid!"
Phrases a child should never hear from their caregivers include: "You are ugly !"
Phrases a child should never hear from their caregivers include: "You are worthless!"
Phrases a child should never hear from their caregivers include: "You are fat"
ELDER ABUSE: Elder relative abuse is most commonly inflicted by their: adult children.
Types of elder relative abuse include: 1. Passive neglect which means unintentional failure to care for.
Abuse means: unnecessary pain and/or unnecessary physical harm and/or unnecessary mental anguish (suffering).
Types of elder relative abuse include: 2. Active neglect which means intentional failure to care for.
Types of elder relative abuse include: 3. Emotional attacks aka psychological abuse.
Types of elder relative abuse include: 4. Stealing money aka financial abuse.
Types of elder relative abuse include: 5. Battering aka physical abuse.
Three (3) phases of domestic violence (DV) include: 1. Slow building emotional tension.
Three (3) phases of domestic violence (DV) include: 2. Explosion (rage) where acute (sudden) battering occurs.
Three (3) phases of domestic violence (DV) include: 3. Aftermath aka calmness.
During the aftermath (calmness) phase of domestic violence the abuser may: 1. Exhibit (display) behavior that is kind and loving.
During the aftermath (calmness) phase of domestic violence the abuser may: 2. Beg for forgiveness.
During the aftermath (calmness) phase of domestic violence the abuser may: 3. Promise it will never happen again.
The aftermath (calmness) phase does not always take place and abuse may occur (happen) with: little time between abusive episodes.
Victims of abuse have a strong motivation (desire) to: stay in the relationship and promote (maintain) the status quo.
Status quo means: current situation.
Reasons for staying in an abusive relationship include: 1. A belief that abuse is normal.
Reasons for staying in an abusive relationship include:
Reasons for staying in an abusive relationship include: 3. A belief the abuser will change.
Reasons for staying in an abusive relationship include: 4. Marriage vows stating "for better and for worse."
Typical (common) fears of abuse victims include: 1. The unknown.
Typical (common) fears of abuse victims include: 2. Being alone.
Typical (common) fears of abuse victims include: 3. Being considered a failure.
Typical (common) fears of abuse victims include: 4. Being unable to provide for self and children.
Typical (common) fears of abuse victims include: 5. Retaliation (revenge) from the abuser.
Women who leave batterers are at 75% greater risk of being: killed by their batterer.
The average number of women in the US that are murdered every day by a current or former partner is: three (3).
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 1. Control of partner's daily routine.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 2. Destruction of property.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 3. Lack of respect for the law.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 4. Unemployment.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 5. Substance abuse.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 6. Extreme jealousy.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 7. Threats of using a weapon.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 8. Access or presence of a gun.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 9. Stalking.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 10. Strangulation during assault.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 11. Escalation (increase) of violence.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 12. Violence outside of home.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 13. Battering during pregnancy.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 14. Sexual abuse.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 15. Abuse of the children.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 16. Pet abuse.
Risk factors for homicide (murder) in domestic violence include: 17. Threats or attempts of suicide.
SAFE PLAN: A safe plan is a personalized practical plan to remain safe when: leaving an abusive relationship.
A safe plan must be covert which means: secret.
A safe plan should include gathering evidence (proof) that includes: 1. A journal which means written details of the abuse.
A safe plan should include gathering evidence (proof) that includes: 2. Pictures of your images and damage to your home.
A safe plan should include gathering evidence (proof) that includes: 3. Torn or bloody clothing.
A safe plan should include gathering evidence (proof) that includes: 4. Medical records that document the abuse.
A safe plan should include preparing pre-packed suitcase(s) with clothes for: self and children.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 1. Bank account number(s).
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 2. Credit card numbers.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 3. Birth certificates.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 4. Driver's license.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 5. Marriage license.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 6. Social Security (SS) numbers.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 7. Property ownership titles.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 8. School records.
A safe plan should include gathering important documents such as: 9. Immunization records.
A safe plan should include: Arrangements made on a secure telephone and/or computer.
A safe plan should include: Consulting (seeking advice) from a lawyer.
A safe plan should include: Stashing (secretly storing) money.
A safe plan should include: Duplicating keys.
A safe plan should include: Arranging a means (way) of transportation.
A safe plan should include: Creating an action word or phrase to alert an ally (supporter) that you are leaving.
A safe plan should include: Keeping your ally's identity covert (secret).
A safe plan should include: Leaving when the abuser will least expect it.
A safe plan should include: A quick exit because this is a dangerous time.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 1. Pay stubs.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 2. Social Security (SS) number.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 3. Bank account numbers.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 4. Driver's license number.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 5. Addresses of family and friends.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 6. A recent photograph.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 7. Credit card information.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 8. Criminal history.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 9. Full description of their vehicle.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 10. License plate number.
A safe plan should include gathering the abuser's information such as: 11. Work address and phone number.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ABUSER: Most people the abuser socializes with are not going to tell them they have a: problem.
The abuser has a strong denial system and consistently blames; others for this problem.
The abuser will not voluntarily seek treatment or be motivated to: change.
The abuser needs to be in: control.
The abuser needs to dominate other people to feel: powerful and important.
The abuser has low self-esteem and is threatened by: achievement of others.
The abuser feels: insecure and inadequate.
The abuser will constantly need to: prove themselves.
The abuser will blame others for their: shortcomings and problems.
The abuser will threaten, throw temper tantrums and use: intimidating behavior.
The majority of abusers are not alcoholics but alcohol may facilitate: aggressive behavior.
TREATMENT FOR THE ABUSER: Treatment (Tx) for the abuser may be difficult but not: impossible.
Family members, friends, clergy and professionals can try to convince the abuser that they need help by performing reality therapy aka: an intervention.
Effective treatment includes: psychiatric counselling and/or group therapy.
To be effective, the treatment frequently must be mandatory and contain penalties (incarceration) for: failure to attend treatment sessions.
REPORTING ABUSE: Battering is assault and must be: reported to the authorities (police)
Assault means: attempt or threat to inflict bodily harm.
Health care providers (HCPs) must report abuse that is: suspected.
The client must be informed that suspected abuse will be: reported to the authorities (police).
Failure to report abuse or suspected abuse is a: crime.
Penalties for failure to report abuse or suspected abuse include: 1. Loss of certification.l
Penalties for failure to report abuse or suspected abuse include: 2. Fines up to $5,000.
Penalties for failure to report abuse or suspected abuse include: 3. Imprisonment up to five (5 years).
Penalties for failure to report abuse or suspected abuse include: 4. Civil liability aka a lawsuit.
If you report suspected abuse or neglect and it is unwarranted (wrong), you cannot be charged with: civil liability aka a lawsuit.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES: National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-799-0657
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 1-800-537-2238
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1-850-671-3998
Sunrise of Pasco County 24-hour hotline (352) 521-3120
Hernando County Shelter & Domestic Violence Hotline (352) 799-0657
Hernando County Dawn Center Hotline (352) 686-8430
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE (4673
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 1-800-537-2238
Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence 1-800-313-1310
Battered Women's Justice Project 1-800-903-0111 Ext. 1
National Battered Women's Law Project 1-212-741-9480
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