Types of Venous Access Quiz

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Which type of venous access device requires dressing changes and flushing, suitable for long-term use?

Ports

What is the primary purpose of a PICC line in intravenous therapy?

Long-term venous access

Which type of vascular access device is not suitable for long-term use and does not require dressing changes?

Saline lock

What is the primary difference between a non-tunneled catheter and a tunneled catheter?

Site of insertion

Which vascular access device is commonly used for short-term intermittent infusion access and does not require flushing or dressing changes?

Peripheral site

Which type of vascular access device is commonly used for long-term infusion therapy and may have multiple lumens?

Tunneled catheter

What is the primary function of a saline lock in intravenous therapy?

To maintain access for intermittent infusion without continuous fluid administration

In intravenous medication administration, what is the role of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) according to the Scope of Practice and Professional Standards?

Manage central vascular access devices (CVADs)

What is the primary difference between a non-tunneled catheter and a PICC line in intravenous therapy?

Non-tunneled catheters are inserted into the central venous system, while PICC lines are inserted into the peripheral venous system

When preparing for blood transfusion, what action should be taken by the nurse to ensure safe administration?

Use a blood infusion pump to control the rate of infusion

Test your knowledge on common types of venous access including peripheral and central vascular access devices (CVADs) and their care and maintenance. Explore topics such as peripheral catheters, ports, PICC lines, and saline locks.

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