Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol Review

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Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol Review

Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol review. Nursing staff must complete and obtain a minimum score of 90.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the organ procurement agency for RHJ VAMC?
    • A. 

      LifeCare

    • B. 

      LifePoint

    • C. 

      LifeChoice

    • D. 

      LifeLIne

  • 2. 
    When would you notify the organ procurement agency?
    • A. 

      When death is imminenet.

    • B. 

      When death is likely in 3 to 4 days.

    • C. 

      At least 6 hours after death has occured.

    • D. 

      Twenty-four hours before death is to occur.

  • 3. 
    What does the letters RME represent?
    • A. 

      Right Medical Equipment

    • B. 

      Reliable Medical Equipment

    • C. 

      Resuable Medical Equipment

  • 4. 
    Critical items require disinfection only with a disinfectant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Non-critical items must be sterilized between patient use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the proper way to clean using CAVIWIPES?
    • A. 

      Apply golves, wipe, and let dry 1 minutes.

    • B. 

      Apply golves, wipe, and let dry 2 minutes.

    • C. 

      Apply golves, wipe, and let dry 3 minutes.

    • D. 

      Apply golves, wipe, and let dry 4 minutes.

  • 7. 
    Mrs Smith consented for blood and for her hip surgery. She was transferred to the ICU from 4BS with a GI bleed. How long is this consent valid?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      40 days

    • C. 

      50 days

    • D. 

      60 days

  • 8. 
    Documentation of a Type and Screen should include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Full name of patient

    • B. 

      Last four digits of social security number

    • C. 

      Date and time of collection

    • D. 

      Collector's signature

  • 9. 
    There must be  documented informed consent for the transfusion of blood components.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The following are nurses’ actions in the event of a blood transfusion reaction except:
    • A. 

      Notify physician.

    • B. 

      Notify blood bank

    • C. 

      Collect 2 seven ml lavender tubes of blood from distant site from the transfusion.

    • D. 

      Label the tubes as immediate.

  • 11. 
    How often does one need to perform glucose monitoring controls in order to maintain competency in the point-of –care-testing system?
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Every six months

    • C. 

      Yearly

  • 12. 
    What values on the glucometer warrant a serum sample to be sent to the lab stat?
    • A. 

      300 in a purple cap vial

    • B. 

      400 in a green cap vial

    • C. 

      300 in a purple cap vial

    • D. 

      400 in a green cap vial

  • 13. 
     Once a glucometer control vial is opened, it will expire in 2 months. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    RHJ VAMC is a latex free facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    All of the following are specfic risk factors for suicide for veterans except:
    • A. 

      Frequent deployment

    • B. 

      Service related injury

    • C. 

      Physical/sexual assualt while in the service

    • D. 

      Recent death of a family member

  • 16. 
    What is the specific timeframe for notification for a Mental Status Examination and Psychiatric Examination to be performed after admission of a potential suicide patients?
    • A. 

      Within 1 hours

    • B. 

      Within 12 hours

    • C. 

      Within 18 hours

    • D. 

      Within 24 hours

  • 17. 
    What is the proper procedure to verify a patient’s identification?
    • A. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her full name and last four of social security number

    • B. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her last name and last four of social security number

    • C. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her full name and full social security number

    • D. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her last name and full social security number

  • 18. 
    What is the time frame for evaluating and documenting PRN medications?
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      60 minutes

    • C. 

      90 minutes

    • D. 

      120 minutes

  • 19. 
    How often is the ITP (Interdisciplinary Team Plan) note updated?
    • A. 

      Every 12 hours

    • B. 

      Every 24 hours

    • C. 

      Every 48 hours

    • D. 

      Every 72 hours

  • 20. 
    Patient's on the medical units are routinely assessed every _________ hours. 
    • A. 

      6 hours

    • B. 

      12 hours

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      36 hours

  • 21. 
    Patient's belongings can be kept in the patient's room if he/she desires.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What is considered contraband?
    • A. 

      Weapons

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Medications

    • D. 

      Rope

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    How many staff members are required when using a lift for safe patient handling?
    • A. 

      It can be used with only one person

    • B. 

      A minimum of 2 people

    • C. 

      At least 3 people if SCI patient

  • 24. 
    How often is skin assessed and documented?
    • A. 

      Every 12 hours

    • B. 

      Every 24 hours

    • C. 

      Every 48 hours

    • D. 

      Every 72 hours

  • 25. 
    What assessment tool does one use to document skin breakdown risk?
    • A. 

      Glasgow Scale

    • B. 

      Braden Scale

    • C. 

      PIP Scale

    • D. 

      Pressure Ulcer Scale

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