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.
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 _________.
Pt will need _______ monitoring requiring _________ insulin coverage
Pt should have regularly scheduled ________ checks and __________ to
monitor for effectiveness of therapy.
___________ 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
PN and Lipids skills station
competency check list for PN and lipids skills station