Computerized Physician Order Entry: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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An advantage of CPOE is:

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1. CPOE is an example of implementing _____.

2. All of the following are examples of physician orders that may be entered using CPOE EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How is computerized physician order entry (CPOE) defined? What are the benefits of using this system? This quiz and worksheet combo will quickly evaluate how much you understand about these types of facts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will do best on this assessment if you are prepared to:

  • Describe an advantage of CPOE
  • Note what CPOE is an implementation of
  • List what physician orders can be entered using CPOE
  • Define CPOE
  • Discuss a disadvantage of using CPOE

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what kinds of physician orders can be entered into CPOE
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define 'computerized physician order entry'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the advantages and disadvantages of CPOE

Additional Learning

Strengthen your knowledge of this technology using a short lesson titled Computerized Physician Order Entry: Definition & Examples. This lesson allows you to review such information as:

  • Why CPOE was developed
  • Which mandate the federal government enacted in 2014
  • What example shows the kind of safety stops built into CPOE