Central Line Infection

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  • 1. 
     Of the following precautions, which are designed to prevent extraluminal contamination of central lines?
    • A. 

      Cleansing of catheter hubs and ports with antiseptic agents such as chlorhexidine or alcohol

    • B. 

      Attention to healthcare worker hand hygiene practices before manipulating in-use catheters

    • C. 

      Full barrier precautions during catheter insertion, and education of healthcare personnel about proper catheter insertion and site care

    • D. 

      Sterile procedures for manufacturing of the infusate

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would not be considered a component of maximal barrier precautions in a central line bundle?  
    • A. 

      Wearing a nonsterile cap and mask

    • B. 

      Wearing sterile gloves

    • C. 

      Using a sterile drape to cover the patient's head and body

    • D. 

      Wearing nonsterile gloves

  • 3. 
    Use of the central line bundle would be appropriate for all of the following types of catheters except:
    • A. 

      Subclavian line

    • B. 

      Pacemaker wire

    • C. 

      External jugular line

    • D. 

      Catheter introducer

  • 4. 
    The rate of CLABSI is highest in which of the following patient care settings?
    • A. 

      Dialysis unit

    • B. 

      Cardiac intensive care unit (ICU)

    • C. 

      General medical ward

    • D. 

      Outpatient dialysis unit

  • 5. 
     When should antiseptic or anti-infective-coated catheters be used?  
    • A. 

      When the CLABSI rate exceeds the target goal, even after implementation of practice guidelines

    • B. 

      For all high-risk patients, such as bone marrow and solid organ transplant recipients

    • C. 

      During an outbreak of resistant bacterial infections in a surgical ICU

    • D. 

      For all neonates requiring umbilical artery catheterization

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