Piggyback (Existing Line) - Identify used container and...

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HLTH1210/Licensed Practical Nurse-Certified SKILL CHECKLIST FOR SMALL VOLUME PARENTERAL W/EXISTING SECONDARY LINE STEPS FOR PROCEDURE PASS FAIL 1. Check to see if client has an IV or saline lock in place 2. Verify that medication to be given is approved for LPN-C 3. Select correct equipment a. Saline lock: regular long IV tubing, tape, alcohol swab b. Existing infusion: secondary admin. set, tape, alcohol swab c. Existing secondary set: needle, less connector tape, alcohol swab 4. Check medication label with medication; record 5. Wash your hands 6.
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Unformatted text preview: Identify used container and tubing 7. Clean top of new small container 8. Make sure regulator is turned off 9. Remove old small container from IV standard and detach tubing 10. Insert spike of used tubing into new small container 11. Hang new small container on IV standard 12. Hang main IV container on extension hanger 13. Replace needleless connector if needed. 14. Remove air in secondary line by back-filling 15. When fluid is at appropriate level, re-hang small container 16. Set drip rate, using regulator on main line...
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