Question 8 - Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies Practice Test for the NCLEX-RN Exam

The nurse is caring for a patient with a central venous access device. Which of the following are appropriate nursing actions?
Select all that apply.

A. Take blood pressure readings on the contralateral side of the central venous access device.
B. Use chlorhexidine for cleansing the insertion site and use impregnated dressing.
C. Practice sterile technique when assessing and caring for the central venous access device, including a mask for both the nurse and patient.
D. Draw invasive laboratory procedures on the same side as the central venous access device.
E. Allow the central venous line to be soaked in soap and water to cleanse the external lumens between use.

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