Spring 2019 Trivia


Q1: True or False: If a medication vial has never been opened, the rubber septum does not need to be swabbed with alcohol prior to piercing.

Q2: According to USP 797, medications that are pre-drawn should be labeled with:
A) Name of drug
B) Strength of drug
C) Initials of person who drew up the drug
D) Date and time the medication was removed from the original container
E) Date and time the medication will expire
F) All of the above

Q3: According to the CDC, the patient is considered normothermic if their body temperature 15 minutes after arrival to PACU is greater than or equal to:
A) 97.6
B) 96.8
C) 98.6
D) 97.2

Q4: Soap and water should be used to wash hands when:
A) Handling food
B) Caring for a patient known or suspected of having a Clostridium difficile infection
C) When visibly soiled
D) All of the above

Q5: True or Fales: According to the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA), once a scope has been removed from a patient, the exterior should be wiped down and the scope should be flushed with an enzymatic detergent at the patient’s bedside.

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The answers are:

Q1: True or False: If a medication vial has never been opened, the rubber septum does not need to be swabbed with alcohol prior to piercing.
False

Q2: According to USP 797, medications that are pre-drawn should be labeled with:
F) All of the above

Q3: According to the CDC, the patient is considered normothermic if their body temperature 15 minutes after arrival to PACU is greater than or equal to:
B) 96.8

Q4: Soap and water should be used to wash hands when:
D) All of the above

Q5: True or Fales: According to SGNA, once a scope has been removed from a patient, the exterior should be wiped down and the scope should be flushed with an enzymatic detergent at the patient’s bedside.
True


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