Central Lines Quiz Questions And Answers

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Are you related to health care services? Here we have brought an amazing central lines quiz for you through which you can test your knowledge. This quiz is to assess the care of central lines. There are a few questions that you must try to answer correctly. If you are able to score 70 or above on this quiz, then you can call yourself an expert or genius in this field. Best of luck to you with this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the following, which line would be considered a central line?
    • A. 

      An 18 gauge in the patient’s external jugular vein

    • B. 

      A PICC line in the patient’s right upper arm

    • C. 

      A midline IV in the patient’s left upper arm

    • D. 

      A 16 gauge in the patient’s brachial vein

  • 2. 
    Which patient would need a central line installed for their treatment?
    • A. 

      A patient with hemodialysis every Monday

    • B. 

      A patient with a heparin drip

    • C. 

      A patient with a bolus of NS to increase the blood pressure

    • D. 

      A patient receiving six weeks of antibiotic therapy for osteomyelitis

  • 3. 
    The dressing is changed on a central line at the time it is loose or saturated. If the dressing stays clean, dry, and intact, then the policy tells to change the dressing every
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      5 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      9 days

  • 4. 
    The nurse is assessing the insertion site on a central line. This finding would need to be further invested.
    • A. 

      A Biopatch and transparent dressing

    • B. 

      A small amount of dried blood

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Erythema and tenderness

  • 5. 
    If a port on the central line is out of use, how often should it be flushed?
    • A. 

      Every 12 hours

    • B. 

      Every 24 hours

    • C. 

      Every 48 hours

    • D. 

      Every 72 hours

  • 6. 
    In patients with central lines, how often do CVC-related bloodstream infections show?
    • A. 

      Between 1/100 and 2/100

    • B. 

      Between 1/4 and 2/4

    • C. 

      Between 1/10 and 2/10

    • D. 

      Between 1/1000 and 2/1000

  • 7. 
    ________ is not a complication of CVC insertion.
    • A. 

      Pneumothorax

    • B. 

      Hemothorax

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      Aspiration pneumonia

  • 8. 
    Mean additional hospitalization days for CVC-related bloodstream infection?
    • A. 

      Between 1 to 2 days

    • B. 

      Between 3 to 5 days

    • C. 

      Between 5 to 10 days

    • D. 

      Between 10 to 20 days

  • 9. 
    The rate of complications decreases by 50 percent after you have placed ______ CVCs.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      500

  • 10. 
    When you are inserting a central line, you should seek help after _____ failed attempts.
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      11

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