CPUI Sample Exam
Section 1 – Preparation
1. According to INS standards and CDC recommendations, steps for site preparation for the insertion of a peripherally inserted central catheter include all the following except:
a. Use of maximum drapes.
b. Establishment of a sterile field with recommended chlorhexidine prepping.
c. Use of personal protective equipment including head cover, sterile gloves, sterile gown, and mask.
d. Use of protective footwear.
2. When prepping the arm for insertion, how large of an area should be prepped?
a. A 2X2 square directly around the intended insertion site
b. A large area, 8-10 inches or more directly around the insertion site, halfway down the arm and high near the shoulder.
c. Prep the entire body. You never know what you may need to touch.
d. A 4X4 square directly around the intended insertion site
Section 2 – Insertion
3. When is it necessary to do an x-ray confirmation of the terminal tip placement of a PICC?
a. When the PICC is initially placed.
b. Following the repositioning of a catheter if fluoroscopy is not used.
c. Whenever the tip position is questioned.
d. All of the abovePages: 1 2