A client has a prescription to receive 1000 mL of 5% dextrose in 0.45% sodium chloride. After…

A client has a prescription to
receive 1000 mL of 5% dextrose in 0.45% sodium chloride. After gathering the
appropriate equipment, the nurse takes which action first before spiking the IV
bag with the tubing?

1. Uncaps the distal end of the
tubing

2. Uncaps the spike portion of the
tubing

3. Opens the roller clamp on the IV
tubing

4. Closes the roller clamp on the
IV tubing