Nursing Informatics

Nursing Informatics Self Study Question 1: The NI is aware that a docking station for glucometer…

The Nurse Informaticist is aware that a docking station for a glucometer must be maintained because it serves as: (see comment for answer and rationals)

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  1. AN input device for glucose data into the electronic record.

    Rationale:
    A docking station is an input device placing data into an electronic record /EMR.
    Input devices allow the user to feed data into the computer. Other common input devices include the keyboard, mouse and trackball, touch sensitive screen, stylus, microphone, bar code reader, fax modem card, joystick, image scanner, fingerprints scanner, digital camera, and webcam. (Hebda & Czar, 2013)

    Reference: Hebda, T., & Czar, P. (2013) Handbook of informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals (5th ed.)

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