PN and Lipids skills station
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When is central line acess indicated for the administration of PN?
Dextrose >greater than> 10%
List at least 2 potential complications associated with the administration of PN.
infection, electrolyte imbalance, air embolus, adverse drug reactions
administration of PN
________techniques must be performed
Should be administered via ________________.
PN should not be stopped _____________ therefore never allow PN to run dry.
- dedicated line
If Pn has infused and the next bag has not been delieverd, hang ________
PN cannot hang for more then ______hours
Upon initiation of PN therapy, the rate is _____________ to avoid ___________
and upon discontinuation of PN, the infusion rate will be tapered down to avoid sudden _________.
- 10% dextrose
- titrated up
- tapered down
Pt will need _______ monitoring requiring _________ insulin coverage
Pt should have regularly scheduled ________ checks and __________ to
monitor for effectiveness of therapy.
- sliding scale
- lab values
___________ is required to know what ingredients are appropriate for this patient and to reveal potential complications.
List 3 findings the nurse needs to report to the HCP.
Temperature, weight changes, vital sign changes, swelling at sight
What do you know about using a filter with PN?
0.22 micron filter
What is the correct approach for administering lipids with the PN?
Hang it lower
What would you like to do?
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