Principles and Methods of Drug Administration

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Assessment (History)

Allergies and Sensitivities
Diet History
Attitudes about medication use
Knowledge of current medications

Assessment (Physical Exam)

Weight/Height
Vital Signs
Swallowing

Assessment

Resources

Nursing Diagnosis

Knowledge deficit regarding med regimen
Noncompliance r/t drug regimens
Ineffective mgt of therapeutic regimens
Ineffective health maintenance
Risk for injury

Planning

Identify desired outcomes
-Why drug is needed
-How the drug will be administered
-Common indications of adverse effects
-Other nursing measures that will enhance the likelihood of achieving desired outcomes
-What response by the client will indicate that a therapeutic response has been achieved

Implementation

Preparing to administer medications:
-Ensure cleanliness of hands, work area and supplies
-Ensure availability of supplies
-Ensure adequate lighting
-Ensure environmental distractions
-Verify order

Seven rights

-Right Drug -Right Route
-Right Client -Right Documentation
-Right Dose -Client Right to Refuse
-Right Time

Nursing Process/Teaching-Assessment

Know clients learning needs, ability to learn and readiness to learn

Nursing Process/Teaching-Nursing Dx

Knowledge deficit, ineffective mgt of med regimen

Nursing Process/Teaching-Planning

Be able to develop a teaching plan

Nursing Process/Teaching-Evaluation

Evaluate the client's response and document

Evaluation

-Comparison of actual client outcomes w/ expected outcomes
-Assessing the effectiveness of the med in alleviated signs & symptoms of illness
-Determine any adverse effects from the use of the drug
-Determine client's ability to self-administer meds

Items on Drug labels

Drug name, official national drug listings, drug dosage and strength, drug form, drug quantity, drug administration, expiration date

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