Donning Sterile Gloves

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Donning Sterile Gloves

Students must complete this quiz over the use of sterile gloves and sterile field with a score of 80% or higher before attending the Lab Skills Day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sterile gloves must be worn for each of these procedures except:
    • A. 

      Urinary Catheterization

    • B. 

      Tracheostomy dressing change

    • C. 

      Postpartum perineal care

    • D. 

      Central line dressing change

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would require the nurse put on a new pair of sterile gloves?
    • A. 

      Picking up unused gauze from the central line dressing tray and dropping it on the table

    • B. 

      Grasping the patients gown to move it out of the way

    • C. 

      Tucking a drape under the patients hips using the inside of the drape cuff

    • D. 

      Arranging the sterile supplies on the center of the sterile field

  • 3. 
    The outer boarder of the paper wrapper that holds the sterile gloves:
    • A. 

      Is the preferred place to rest your sterile instruments so that can be picked up easily.

    • B. 

      Is sterile, because it was inside the package with the gloves

    • C. 

      Should extend over the edge of the table so the nurse won't touch the table by accident

    • D. 

      Is not sterile 1 inch all the way around

  • 4. 
    The first step in donning sterile gloves, after choosing the correct size is:
    • A. 

      Wash hand with soap and water using good hand-washing technique

    • B. 

      Use the folded cuffs in the wrapper to open the sides fully

    • C. 

      Open the wrapper fully, touching only the outer 1inch edge of the paper

    • D. 

      Fold the first flap of the outer wrapper away from you

  • 5. 
    To doff (remove) used sterile gloves the nurse should:
    • A. 

      Pull both off from the inside edge, the nurse will wash their hands afterwards, so touching the gloves is not a concern.

    • B. 

      Wash the gloved hands with soap and water before removing the gloves to remove blood or body fluids

    • C. 

      Pull off the first glove by grasping slightly back from the wrist, turning it inside out, and wading the dirty glove into the still gloved hand.

    • D. 

      Use clean tongs from the procedure tray to take them off so that the hands are not contaminated

  • 6. 
    While wearing sterile gloves, the nurse must keep the hands above their own waist at all times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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