aseptic technique

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A 50 ml Intravenous bag specifically used to deliver medication, which is hung higher than the primary IV bag, is called an:

IVPB.

Which of the following is a means of contamination?

Contaminated equipment.
Contaminated raw material.
Personnel

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) verifies that laminar flow hoods should be certified at least:

Once per year.

The proper technique for cleaning a horizontal laminar flow hood (Laminar air flow workbench) is to wipe:

From back to front using side-to-side motions.

Which route is injecting medication into the top skin layers

Intradermal.

Which of the following statements is appropriate for a laminar flow hood?

Clean the hood from back to front.

Which type of IV solution can cause the red blood cells to burst?

Hypotonic.

The purpose of a horizontal laminar flow hood is to:

Provide a sterile environment for admixture compounding.

What is the proper procedure for cleaning a laminar flow hood?

Clean the hood from side to side starting from the back of the hood towards the front of the hood

Latex gloves, gowns, respirators, face shields, and chemical splash goggles used in Antineoplastic agent preparation are known as:

Personal protective equipment.

The first line of defense against infection/contamination of an IV product is:

Hand washing.

Which of the following is a type of amino acid product used in admixing TPN?

Branched-chain amino is acid solution, essential amino acid solutions, and mixed essential and non-essential amino acid solutions are used in admixing TPN.

As a technician, you are asked to prepare an IV solution with insulin.

You should use only regular insulin. The other insulin cannot be given IV.

Which solution is recommended for cleaning a Biological Safety Cabinet

Isopropyl alcohol.

The most widely used reference book used in I.V. admixture program is the

Handbook of Injectable Drugs.

PCA pumps administer:

Analgesics.

You are to use 7.6 ml of sterile water to reconstitute a vial of medication. What size of syringe should be used?

Always use a syringe size closest to the amount of fluid that needs to be measured.10 ml.

What size filter is considered a sterilizing filter?

0.22 micron.

What percent of NaCl is contained in normal saline (NS):

0.9% NaCl.

The laminar flow workbench should be left operating continuously. If it is turned off, it should not be used until it has been running for at least:

Thirty minutes.

Insulin is to be added to an IV admixture. What type of insulin may be used?

Regular.

What protective apparel must be worn when reconstituting Vinblastine?

Protective apparel includes 2 pair of gloves (double gloving), a hair covering, a mask and a protective barrier gown

All aseptic manipulations in the horizontal laminar flow hood should be performed at least:

Six inches within the hood.

Stability of Ampicillin IVPB is better with:

0.9% NaCl.

Which solution is safest for a patient?

Isotonic.

Which of the following is not a means of contamination?

None of the above.

I.V. products containing dextrose, amino acids, trace mineral, vitamins, and other pharmacological agents are referred to as:

TPN.

To prepare sterile products, the laminar flow hood should be running for a minimum of:

30 minutes.

Which solution is safest for a newborn?

Isotonic.

I.V. products containing dextrose, amino acids, trace mineral, vitamins, and other pharmacological agents are referred to as:

Total Parenteral Nutrition.

Needle gauge represents:

The diameter of the needle.

A "Hospital Borne" infection is also known as a ______________ infection.

Nosocomial.

A home care pharmacy compounds 30 TPN orders daily. Which device would assist in the preparation of these orders?

Automix.

You receive an order for Vinblastine. In preparing this drug you should:

Prepare it in a biological safety cabinet.

Because of incompatibility, which of the following additives should be added first to a T.P.N. admixture that will contain calcium gluconate?

Potassium phosphate.

Sterile products should be prepared at least ______ inches inside the laminar airflow workbench.

6 inches

You are to use 2.4 ml of diluent to reconstitute a vial of medication. What size of syringe should be used?

3 ml.

All needles not used in chemo solution preparation should be discarded by:

Snipping them into a Sharps Container.

Preservative-free drugs must be used when drugs will be injected by which route of administration?

Intrathecal.

Because of incompatibility, which of the following additives should be added first to a T.P.N. admixture that will contain calcium gluconate?

Potassium phosphate.

Which problem can be avoided by administering Promethazine I.V.?

Aspiration.

The two basic parts of a needle are the:

Shaft and hub.

After syringes are used for preparation of hazardous substances, the pharmacy technician should:

Place the syringes in a sealed plastic bag and dispose in special waste.

Which of the following is a type of amino acid product used in admixing TPN?

Branched-chain amino acid solutions.
Essential amino acid solutions.
Mixed essential and non-essential amino acid solutions

A "Nosocomial" infection is also known as a ______________ infection.

Hospital Borne.

Red blood cells can burst when exposed to _______ I. V. solution.

Hypotonic.

What percent of NaCl is contained in normal saline (NS):

0.9% NaCl.

You receive an order for Vinblastine. In preparing this drug you should

Prepare it in a biological safety cabinet.

Which of the following is not a defining characteristic of an intravenous solution?

Effervescence.

The purpose of a horizontal laminar airflow workbench is to:

Provide a sterile environment for admixture compounding.

Stability of Ampicillin IVPB is better with:

0.9% NaCl.

All aseptic manipulations in the horizontal laminar flow hood should be performed at least:

Six inches within the hood.

Gowns used in preparing Cancer Chemotherapy drugs must close:

In the back.

How often must a laminar flow hood be checked?

Every 6 months.

The procedures for preparation of sterile products that is designed to prevent contamination is called:

Aseptic technique

What protective apparel must be worn when reconstituting a chemotherapeutic agent?

Protective apparel includes 2 pair of gloves (double gloving), a hair covering, a mask and a protective barrier gown.

As a technician, you are asked to prepare an IV solution with insulin.

You should use only regular insulin. The other insulin cannot be given IV.

The appearance of crystals in Mannitol injection indicates:

That the solution is cold and the crystals may be redissolved.

Which procedure would you not do when opening an ampule?

After wiping with an alcohol pad, dry the neck with a paper towel.

The first line of defense against infection/contamination of an IV product is:

Hand washing.

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) verifies that laminar flow hoods should be certified at least:

Once per year.

Needles used to prepare sterile IV solutions should be disposed in:

Sharp's Container.

All the following are correct when opening an ampule except:

After wiping with an alcohol pad, dry the neck with a paper towel

Which of the following is not a means of contamination?

None of the above.

The purpose of a laminar flow work bench.

Provide an aseptic environment for safe preparation of sterile products.

Which of the following types of syringes should be used in the mixing of Vinblastine?

Luer-lock.

Which procedure would you not do when opening an ampule?

After wiping with an alcohol pad, dry the neck with a paper towel.

A home care pharmacy compounds 30 TPN orders daily. Which device would assist in the preparation of these orders?

Automix.

Which of the following is not a defining characteristic of an intravenous solution?

Effervescence.

The procedures for preparation of sterile products that is designed to prevent contamination is called:

Aseptic technique.

The walls of a clean room should be washed how often?

Monthly.

Which of the following is a type of amino acid product used in admixing TPN?

Branched-chain amino is acid solution, essential amino acid solutions, and mixed essential and non-essential amino acid solutions are used in admixing TPN.

The gauge of a needle represents:

The diameter of the needle.

Which is not an example of quality control measures utilized when preparing an IVPB:

Checking with the Director of Nursing to see which Pharmacist mixed the IVPB.

The two parts of the syringe that should not be touched are:

The tip and plunger.

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