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chemistry practical exam

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know what a pipet is   .  
know what a graduated pipet is   .  
know what a safety pipetting device is   .  
know what a graduated cylinder is   .used for measuring  
know what a florence flask is   .  
know what an erlenmeyer flask is   for mixing/holding  
know what a volumetric flask is   measures amount the most accurate  
know what a beaker is   holds/mix  
know what a tube is and tube rack   .  
know what a centrifuge tube is   .  
know how to read how many mL are in a graduated cylinder   .  
which piece of glassware would you use to measure 4mL of fluid   smallest one  
what is the curve of a fluid in glassware called   meniscus  
where is a serum prep used   in chemistry  
what is the purpose of the silicone barrier in this gold top tube   to separate serum from blood/clot  
how long must this tube sit at room temp in an upright position after it is drawn   30 minutes  
how long is this tube centrifuged   15 minutes  
know if a tube is centrifuged or not   .  
how do you balance a centrifuge   any even number  
fluid must be balance to balance centrifuge   3 lavender + gold = yes 3 gold + lavender = no  
how is th cap removed from this blood tube   use non dominate hand and take off away from you  
which fingers are used in finger puncture   middle and ring finger  
where is the fingertip punctured   one eye of the finger - off center of finger tip  
when should alcohol be used to cleanse finger puncture site   after milking  
know what a lancet is   .  
when should a finger be massaged   never  
list 3 things not to do during a finger puncture   don't squeeze, no massaging, and don't puncture middle  
what should be done immediately after puncturing the finger   lancet goes in biohazard-wipe first blood  
how is a control sample applied to the test strip for blood glucose meter   from a non absorbant material- wax paper  
when does a blood glucose control solution expire   6 months after opening or exp date which ever comes first  
where do you find the blood glucose acceptable control ranges   on the bottom of the strip box  
know if the blood glucose strips are acceptable to use for patient testing   check expiration date or written date  
how is blood sample applied to a glucose meter test strip   like a straw  
how long does the glucose meter test strip have to be held in the drop of blood   until it beeps  
how is the glucose meter test strip inserted into the machine   gray end  
how is the glucose meter test strip removed from the machine   with guaze  
what are the normal values for FBS   65-99mg/dL  
how long must the patient fast prior to having a GTT done   8 hours  
when should a patient schedule an appointment for GTT   7am-9am  
when are blood samples drawn for a GTT   FBS,1,2,3  
when using the ektachem what is done first   insert slide  
know if the slide is properly inserted in the ektachem   bar code up-line up notches  
what is th generation number for the box of slides for the ektachem   last 2 numbers of the first 4 numbers  
know how to find the control # range   blue book look up control I look for lot # in book and ref gen #  
know how to find the normal value for a patient   white book look up info for test/patient  
which samples can be used for monospot test device   serm, plasma, venipuncture whole blood, finger puncture  
how do you hold the transfer pipett and buffer solution for a monospot test   vertically  
how should the monospot test device be positioned   on flat surface  
what does a positive monospot test look like   .  
what does a negative monospot test look like   .  
what does an invalid monospot test look like   .  
how is the drop of blood applied to the test strip of the accu-chek meter   blood drop  
make sure you know if there enough blood on the test strip pad for the accu-chek meter   .  
what should you do if there is not enough blood on the test strip pad for the accu-chek meter   do it again  
know if the accu-chek meter is coded for use with the jar of test strips   match strips to machine  
know how to check what the acceptable range for accu-chek meter   look on sheet from strips for control# and look for strip# on controls  
how often should controls be run for accu-chek meter   every time a new box of strips are opened  
how often should a accu-chek meter be coded   every time a new box of strips are opened  
when should the protective cover of the accu-chek meter be closed   insterting strip - count down  
when should the protective cover of the accu-chek meter be opened   to put blood on strip - removing strip  
what should you do if the meter display reads lo on the accu-chek meter   check for enough blood on pad, check patient chart, re-do (low is less than 150mg/dL)  
how long should the patient fast for a lipid panel   9 hours  
at what temperature should test strips be stored   room temperature - 20 min to warm up  
what does 35*-46*F/2*-8*C represent   refridgerator temp  
what does 32*F/0*C represent   freezer (frozen)  
what does 59*F-86*F/15*-30*C represent   room temp  
what does 98.6*F/37*C represent   body temp  


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