PN and Lipids skills station

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  1. When is central line acess indicated for the administration of PN?
    Dextrose >greater than> 10%
  2. List at least 2 potential complications associated with the administration of PN.
    infection, electrolyte imbalance, air embolus, adverse drug reactions
  3. administration of PN
    ________techniques must be performed
    Should be administered via ________________.
    PN should not be stopped _____________ therefore never allow PN to run dry.
    • aseptic
    • dedicated line
    • suddenly
  4. 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
    • 24
    • titrated up
    • hyperglycemia
    • tapered down
    • hypoglycemia
  5. Pt will need _______ monitoring requiring _________ insulin coverage
    Pt should have regularly scheduled ________ checks and __________ to
    monitor for effectiveness of therapy.
    • Glucose
    • sliding scale
    • weight
    • lab values
  6. ___________ is required to know what ingredients are appropriate for this patient and to reveal potential complications.
    blood work
  7. List 3 findings the nurse needs to report to the HCP.
    Temperature, weight changes, vital sign changes, swelling at sight
  8. What do you know about using a filter with PN?
    0.22 micron filter
  9. What is the correct approach for administering lipids with the PN?
    Hang it lower
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PN and Lipids skills station

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