A nurse preceptor is watching her student prepare a patient for hemodialysis. Which of the following should the nurse preceptor stop the student from doing?
• The connection site between the fistula and machine tubing should be visible at all times to allow the nurse to assess for infection, bleeding, and occlusion
• Vital signs should be taken at baseline before the procedure begins
• The risk of infection with hemodialysis is high, and therefore, sterile technique should be used by the nurse and patient