Vacuum Assisted Closure (Vac)/Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Npwt) Education Post Test

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Vacuum Assisted Closure (Vac)/Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Npwt) Education Post Test

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The new Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC)/ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Policy is located in:
    • A. 

      A. Shared Files

    • B. 

      B. Capsule in the Patient Care Manual

    • C. 

      C. A folder on the unit

    • D. 

      D. Human Resources

  • 2. 
    A wound assessment must be documented in powerchart with each VAC dressing change including:
    • A. 

      A. Wound Appearance

    • B. 

      B. Size (length x width x depth)

    • C. 

      C. Color

    • D. 

      D. Base

    • E. 

      E. Exudate

    • F. 

      F. All of the above

  • 3. 
    The number of foam pieces placed in the wound must be counted and documented with each dressing change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If foam pieces are inserted into a tunneled or undermined area, a visible tail piece must be left in the main body of the wound to ensure removal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    VAC dressing documentation must include:
    • A. 

      A. Complete wound assessment (in powerchart)

    • B. 

      B. Total number of pieces and type of foam removed (in powerchart)

    • C. 

      C. Total number of pieces and type of foam placed (in powerchart)

    • D. 

      D. Sticker with total number of pieces and type of foam placed (on the dressing)

    • E. 

      E. Note of any other dressings placed

    • F. 

      F. All of the above

  • 6. 
    If dressing not due to be changed, assessment of the VAC dressing must still be charted in powerchart including status of dressing and pressure setting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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