RN Medication Administration Test
Terms in this set (5)
List the 5 rights
patient, medication, dose, route, time
Before you enter the patient's room to administer medications what three items should you check to help ensure safe medication administration to your patient?
physician order, patient allergies, contraindications
If you have an order to give medication via intramuscular route, what is your maximum volume to be administered per injection?
when your patient has an IV infusion, how often should you assess the site, and what should you be assessing?
access site at least every 2 hours, looking for swelling, blanching, pain, and redness
if your patient has orders for eye medications, drops or ointment, how should you properly administer these medications?
pull down on the lower lid. Instill drops into the center of the lower conjunctival Sac. Apply ointment to lower conjunctival Sac moving from the inner canthus to the outer canthus. If medication may be absorbed systemically, press on inner canthus for 1 to 2 minutes after instilled drops