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Patient Care in
Radiography II Unit 8 Exam
Intravenous Drug Administration
Technique (Venipuncture) 2 8.0 Intravenous Drug Administration Technique (Venipuncture)
1. Write your name and the date on your Scantron form.
Identify the subject as the course number (for example,
RADT 101) along with the test number (for example, Unit 1).
For each of the questions below, select the best answer
to the question.
Using a No. 2 pencil, fill in the appropriate answer on
the answer sheet.
Erase unwanted answers completely. Questions with two or
more filled in answer spaces are graded as incorrect.
Answer all questions.
You have a maximum 15 minutes to complete the following
25 questions. (Note this time factor approximates the
amount of time you would be allowed to answer the same
number of questions on the Registry examination in
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. Which of the following is not a reason the IV route of
administration is used?
E. 2.. An immediate response is critical.
Dehydrated patients need fluid and electrolyte
Parenteral nutrition or chemotherapy
Allows patient slow respond to medication if needed
Injecting ROCM in radiographic examinations Which of the following is most common types of IV fluids?
D. Normal saline
5% solution of water
Nutrition 3 3. A(n) ______________is puncture of a vein.
D. 4. A needle with plastic projections on either side that aid in
holding the needle during Venipuncture. Attached to the
needle is a short length of tubing with a hub that attaches to
E. 5. C.
D. The IV unit is inserted into the vein
The catheter is advanced by slipping it forward over
The catheter is secured with tape
The IV unit is inserted into the artery A small adapter with a diaphragm that is attached to an IV
catheter when one or more injection is anticipated.
D. 7. Injection set
Hypodermic needle set
Dragonfly set Which of the following is not a steps for inserting the
B. 6. Intramuscular injection
Subcutaneous puncture Butterfly needle
Intermittent injection port
Heparin stopper Which of the following pieces of equipment are needed when
infusing a large volume of fluid?
D. IV pole
Big needle 4 8. What way that IV solutions are available?
4. 9. E. Invert and hang on the IV pole
The cover at the other end of the IV tubing is removed
The clamp is opened
The fluid is allowed to run into a basin until the tubing
is free of bubbles
The clamp is steel open and the tip uncovered to keep
it sterile and ready Anterior hand
Posterior forearm Which of the following can caused by over use of veins?
D. 12. 1, 2 Which veins are easiest to locate and puncture?
D. 11. B.
3, 4 Which of the following is not a step that is followed once the
bottle or plastic bag is prepared?
D. 10. Bottles
Glass cups Amputation
Permanent Immobility A condition characterized by hardening of tissue is defined
Extravasation 5 13. What can happen if antecubital IV lines remain in place for
D. 14. Which of the following is not the reason for why the
antecubital veins are used in the imaging department?
D. 15. True
False Which of the following can happen if the elbow is flexed while
a needle in is still in place?
D. 17. The IV line is usually placed only for the duration of
A vein of adequate size is essential when a bolus of
contrast will be delivered at a rapid rate
This vein is usually required on small children
This vein is usually required on elderly patients
because it’s easy to see A flexible IV catheter should not be used when an IV line is
placed in an antecubital vein.
B. 16. They may harden the tissue around the elbow
They may become uncomfortable which inhibits the
patient's ability to flex the elbow
Vein may become overused and cause scarring and
Big amount of IV fluid may run into the vein Nothing can happen
This is normal
Vein rupture A collection of extravasated blood trapped in the tissues of
the skin or in an organ, resulting from trauma or incomplete
hemostasis after surgery is defined as
Rupture of tissue
Hypodermis 6 18. Which of the following is not a step for initiating an IV line?
E. 19. Which of the following is not a step for administering IV
E. 20. B.
D. Small amount of alcohol is injected through the port to
prevent blood from inflammation
A small amount of flush solution is injected through
the port to prevent blood from coagulating inside the
The system is flushed immediately after it is
The system is flushed after each use, with saline or
heparin solution Which of the following features is not important in the
D. 22. Check the patient's ID band
Check the medication label
Draw up as much medication as you think is needed
The access port is cleansed with alcohol
The medication is injected through the port Which of additional steps for IV medication administration
are not followed when using an intermittent injection port?
A. 21. Wash your hands
Identify correct patient
Put on gloves
Leave the tourniquet, preventing IV flow
Ask the patient to remain still during the procedure Self-healing rubber substance
It can be repeatedly penetrated by blunt plastic
Does not damage the integrity of cannulas
Less expensive than sharp metal cannulas What is one way you can minimize the possibility of
D. You cannot minimize the possibility
Check the backflow to insure proper placement
Push the needle in further
Numb the injection site first 7 23. Which of the following is not a step that is necessary if
D. 24. When is medication administration recorded in the patient's
D. 25. Remove the needle and apply pressure
Continue the injection quickly
Apply hot packs
File an incident report Never recorded
Only when medication is given by a technologist
Only when medication is given by a radiologist
Always recorded Which of the following should be charted when medications
D. Time of day it was given
How many people helped give it
The color of the medication
The patient’s attitude ...
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- Spring '11
- Radiology, Hypodermic needle, Intravenous therapy, Venipuncture, needle, extravasation, Intravenous Drug Administration