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Patient Safety Tool: Central Line Test Questions

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), joined by the Association for Vascular Access and the Infusion Nurses Society, recently launch a new website aimed at helping to eliminate central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs).


The website — hosted at — is a part of APIC's "I Believe in Zero CLABSIs" campaign.


Among the many resources available on the website is a document with 20 multiple-choice questions (and their answers) which organizations can use to assist in training new and current team members involved in central line procedures.


To download the central line test questions, visit here and click "Central Line Test Questions". On this webpage you can also view and download other valuable resources to assist with standardization processes.


Read more from APIC:


- What the Infection Preventionists Should Be Looking at in a Sterile Processing Department


- Basics of Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Instruments


- APIC Updates MRSA Elimination Guide

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