5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- • Advantages:
- Good for intense, long term and frequent IV therapy
- Safe for all fluids and blood draws
- Inserted in Angiography suite
- Causes minor insertion discomfort
- Requires self-care for dressing changes
- a INS recommends using a ________ ml or larger syringe
for flushing especially with PICC
- b Displacement into the Right Atrium can cause ____________
- c a distinct type of tunneled central venous catheter, existence of a pressure-sensitive valve near the distal end, which precludes the need for heparin flushing and clamping.
- d Name advantages and disadvantages of Tunneled Catheters?
- e Location is everything, verify by radiography before beginning ______________
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What are the 5 purposes or reasons for using CVADs
- If you were using a Multi-lumen Catheters and you wanted to have CVP monitoring & high volume,highly viscous fluid/meds or TPN; what port would you use?
- Name 3 complications of CVL and ports?
- How many punctures are possible with a implanted port?
- • _________ ___________
- SAS OR SASH (Use 10 mL syringe)
- Pulsitize while flushing
- Biopatch and Statlock
- Occlusive Dressing
5 True/False Questions
Inserted by a physician or specially trained nurse. → A Central Venous Catheter is Medically placed percutaneously through the _________ or ________ ______ vein and threaded into the SVC
site brand guage
location of the tip (verified by X-ray)
length of the external segment
client teaching → Upon insertion of a central line, what do you as a nurse want to document ( 6 things)
port → A lumen is also known as a ___________
• Arterial Puncture
• Catheter Embolism
• Catheter Malposition
• Air Embolism
• Pneumothorax → Name the 5 different complications during insertion?
- Can remain for years
- Requires no daily maintenance
- Maintains body image and mobility
- Low infection rate
- Safe for all fluids and blood drawing
- More difficult and expensive insertion in
- Minor insertion discomfort
- Difficult removal
- Minor discomfort with needle access → Name advantages and disadvantages of PICC?