Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol Review Dialysis

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Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol Review Dialysis

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the letters RME represent?
    • A. 

      Right Medical Equipment

    • B. 

      Reliable Medical Equipment

    • C. 

      Resuable Medical Equipment

  • 2. 
    Critical items require disinfection only with a disinfectant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Non-critical items must be sterilized between patient use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There must be  documented informed consent for the transfusion of blood components.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    RHJ VAMC is a latex free facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    What is the time frame for evaluating and documenting PRN medications?
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      60 minutes

    • C. 

      90 minutes

    • D. 

      120 minutes

  • 9. 
    What is considered contraband?
    • A. 

      Weapons

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Medications

    • D. 

      Rope

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    What assessment tool does one use to document skin breakdown risk?
    • A. 

      Glasgow Scale

    • B. 

      Braden Scale

    • C. 

      PIP Scale

    • D. 

      Pressure Ulcer Scale

  • 12. 
    Who may conduct the narcotic inventory in the PYXIS?
    • A. 

      Two RNs only

    • B. 

      Two LPNs only

    • C. 

      Two licensed nurses

  • 13. 
    What would you do if your SCI patient was showing symptoms of autonomic dysreflexia?
    • A. 

      A. Sit patient upright

    • B. 

      B. Take patient's B/P

    • C. 

      C. Seek to eliminate the cause

    • D. 

      A, B, & C

    • E. 

      Only A & C

  • 14. 
    How often are central line/PICC dressings changed?
    • A. 

      Every 2 days

    • B. 

      Every 4 days

    • C. 

      Every 5 days

    • D. 

      Every 7 days

  • 15. 
    An ____________ patient (low-risk) patient is one who leaves a treatment area without knowledge or permission of staff, but who does not meet the high-risk criteria and is not considered at- risk. 
    • A. 

      Absent

    • B. 

      Wandering

    • C. 

      Missing

  • 16. 
    Ceiling lifts are the only safe patient handling devices that are available at the VA for safe patient handling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is this facility's (RHJ VAMC) emergency number?
    • A. 

      5911

    • B. 

      6911

    • C. 

      7911

    • D. 

      8911

  • 18. 
    Where are consents located in CPRS? 
    • A. 

      TMS

    • B. 

      VISTA Imaging

    • C. 

      Consents

    • D. 

      Notes

  • 19. 
    Tubes of blood collected for type and cross match are verified and labeled at the nurse's station with two RNs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What are the signs and symptoms of blood transfusion reaction? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Fever

    • B. 

      Flushing of skin

    • C. 

      Chills

    • D. 

      Dizzness

  • 21. 
    Where does one find a list that will inform you of which MD has privileges for RHJ VAMC?
    • A. 

      S drive

    • B. 

      U drive

    • C. 

      T drive

    • D. 

      V drive

  • 22. 
    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.

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    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.

  • 25. 
    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

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