Sbumc 2011 16s Aline Quiz

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 47

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Sbumc 2011 16s Aline Quiz

This is an annual refresher quiz on arterial line maintanence and care.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is NOT an indication for an aline?
    • A. 

      Blood Pressure Management

    • B. 

      Vasoactive Drip Management

    • C. 

      Frequent Blood Sampling

    • D. 

      Doctor Preference

  • 2. 
    Insertion of an aline requires a consent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How often is the aline tubing & dressing changed?
    • A. 

      Every 24 hours

    • B. 

      Every 48 hours

    • C. 

      Every 96 hours

  • 4. 
    How often is the aline extremity assessed?
    • A. 

      Every 1 hour

    • B. 

      Every 2 hours

    • C. 

      Every 4 hours

    • D. 

      Every 8 hours

  • 5. 
    How long must the pressure be applied when discontinuing a radial aline?
    • A. 

      1 min

    • B. 

      4 min

    • C. 

      5 min

    • D. 

      15 min

  • 6. 
    Medications may be administration through the aline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The pressure bag must be pumped to ______ mmHg.
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      400

  • 8. 
    Heparin is used routinely in the aline flush bag.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which way should the stopcock be turned to draw blood into the syringe?
    • A. 

      Pointing towards the pt

    • B. 

      Pointing towards the syringe

    • C. 

      Pointing towards the flush

  • 10. 
    Which is good aline waveform tracing?A.                                      B.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

  • 11. 
    Accurate BPs can still obtained if the waveform is dampened.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is an intervention or assessment to correct a poor arterial waveform?
    • A. 

      Assess for correct stopcock locations and Zero the line

    • B. 

      Do Nothing

    • C. 

      Yell for help

  • 13. 
    Not a graded question: Have you taken care of a patient with an aline?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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