Safe and Effective IV Fluid Administration

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Which of the following actions should the nurse take when initiating intravenous fluids via infusion pump?

Verify that the extension cord for the pump is undergrounded.

What should the nurse use to access an implanted venous access port?

A noncoring needle

What action should the nurse take if there is a discrepancy between the client's current IV infusion and the information received during the shift report?

Contact the charge nurse to see if the prescription was changed.

Which of the following actions should the nurse NOT take when initiating intravenous fluids via infusion pump?

Report that the pump has a frayed cord and proceed with the infusion.

What is the appropriate tool to access an implanted venous access port?

A noncoring needle

Test your knowledge on proper preparation for initiating intravenous fluids using an infusion pump. Determine the correct action to take in various scenarios to ensure patient safety and prevent potential hazards.

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