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Taking information to the healthcare practitioner refers to which part of the medication cycle?
Communication for healthcare practitioner visit
Giving the medication refers to which part of the medication cycle?
administration and documentation
communicating what you observe refers to which part of the medication cycle?
paying attention and recognizing changes refers to which part of the medication cycle?
putting the information about the medication on the med log refers to which part of the medication cycle?
record and store
medication is a chemical substance use to treat, cure, or prevent acute or chronic disease or to alleviate or relieve symptoms
the same medication may be used to treat physical health and mental health conditions
people have the right to be free of too much medication
each medication can only be used for one reason
you give medication in the work place the same manner that you take it at home
handwringing, restlessness and fidgeting is a(n) observation
complaints of headache is a(n) observation
a response to medication requiring emergency help is
a person saying his medication makes him tired is a(n) observation
response expected from medication is a
a person who developed stomach ulcers while taking a medication is
a side effect
after taking St. Johns wort with couchadin, the person having a stoke would be
a medication interaction
a stimulant medication making a person sleepy is a
a person who has symptoms after taking medication for a week is a
lack of effect or no effect
a complaint of being hit by another person is a(n) observation
would you report that chip was pacing back & forth mumbling phrases over and over even after his PRN dose was given to him?
would you report that Melissa would not hold her cup and there was a tear on her cheek when she got her evening dose of mysoline?
refused PRN allergy medication requires what type of reporting?
would you report that Melissa has a smile on her face today?
would you report that Freddy told you he would not take that white pill because it gives him headaches?
a person falls and is unresponsive requires what type of reporting?
a change in the type of seizure the person usually experiences that causes them to stop breathing requires what type of reporting ?
a persistant sore throat requires what type of reporting?
a person has a standing order for 6 doses of acetaminophen in a 24 hour period for fevers, the person still has no fever after 6 doses of acetaminophen requires what type of reporting?
self administration insulin at 7:00 am before eating breakfast as usual requires what type of reporting?
would you bring back which pharmacy to get a new medication at from a healthcare practitioner visit?
over the counter medications will never cause an interaction with prescription medications
would you want the healthcare practitioner to give you information about what to do if a dose of medication is missed or taken late?
would you take a list of relatives names to a visit with the healthcare practitioner ?
would you bring back a healthcare practitioner visit a list of old medications that are no longer in use?
the prescription is a written communication between the healthcare practitioner and the pharmacist
would you bring back information from a healthcare practitioner visit about what to expert when a new medication is prescribed?
would you take a list of any concerns to a visit with the healthcare practitioner?
what would NOT appear on a prescription?
the manufacturer of the medication
may require special tracking
appropriate places to store medication includes
both a locked plastic container and a locker drawer
take on an empty stomach is an example of
elderly people may take lower doses of medication than young adults
morning, noon, and night are acceptable times of administration
the information on the MAR comes from
the pharmacy label
controlled substances are properly stored in a locked medication storage container
what is the dose for someone taking celery 37.5 mg per tablet, 2 tablets in the morning by mouth?
participating in a community pharmacy take back program is a proper way to dispose of discontinued medication
the five rights listed on the pharmacy label include
Route, dose, medication , person, time
tv commercials provide accurate information about medications and their effects
would you wash your hands before preparing a meal
the practice of preventing diseases spread by contact with bodily fluids is called standard precautions
properly washed hands are assumed to be clean or not have germs
would you wash your hands after reading a book?
you do NOT need to use gloves when putting on ointment on an open wound
bodily fluids are assumed to be dirty or have germs
would you wash your hands before giving a medication ?
you should use gloves at times when you might come in contact with body fluids
gloves are used to prevent the spread of disease
would you wash your hands before going to the grocery store?
would you administer a medication if the pharmacy label and MAR match?
if someone is sleepy ( more than usual) after a dose of medication, it is ok to give the next dose of medication
you should wash your hands before and after administering medications
it is important to create a clear, clean place to put all of the items you will need to administer medication
would you administer a medication if you can not read the MAR?
Would you administer a medication if a person has a change in behavior?
would you administer a medication if you are able to read the original pharmacy label?
if the medication name on the pharmacy label is the brand name of the drug and the MAR has the generic name of the drug, it is okay to administer the medication
you only observe the person once during the steps of medication administration
always be sure that you do not leave the medication to administer where anyone could touch them
an unlicensed staff person can document a change in medication made by the healthcare practitioner by
receiving a fax order
a new entry in the MAR is not required for the following type of documentation
a typical administration
the initials of kay leger and Karen lambert can easily be distinguished by their handwriting
at the end of a month, not all of the data and time boxes corresponding to each of the medications and their time of administration will be filled
medication not taken on a home visit is documented as a missed dose
accurate documentation of medication administration helps prevent medication error
the initials of medication administrations may be either on the medication log or a central signature list
a missed dose is the same thing as
a note is required for which of the following situations
PRN dose of ibuprofen, A refusal of propranolol, A late administration of methylphenidate.
the medication administration record (MAR) or medication log is used to
track medication administrations
root cause analysis is one type of medication error
medication error is a mistake that offers the opportunity to improve procedures to prevent future errors
gave medication orally instead of topically describes what type of medication error?
gave the right medication too early or too late describes what type of medication error?
missed a dose of medication describes what type of medication error?
it is recommended to have a non-punitive approach when medication errors occur
Measurements of medication errors are measures of reported errors
root cause analysis is NOT useful in identifying why a medication error occured
gave a discontinued medication describes what type of medication error
participation in medication self administration can improve peoples health and health care
in order to be able to safely administer medication the person does not need to know why they are taking each medication
in order to be able to safely administer medication, the person does not need to know what the names of the medication he/she is taking
self administration of medication occurs when the person is responsible fo r taking their own medications
in order to be able to safely administer medication, the person does not need to be able to identify the right medication
in order to be able to safely administer medication, the person needs to know the time of day that each med is to be taken
is when people are independent in self administration of medication without assistance, instruction or direction
independent self administration
once a person is able to self administer their meds, there is no need to monitor them for adherence to the medication regimen
each person should be evaluated individually to determine if he/she can safely self administer medication in a standard manner
is when people are unable to take medication by themselves either because they are unable to physically complete the tasks or do not have their cognitive skills to know their medications regimen is and how to follow it
gave an incorrect medication describes which type of medication error?
'5 rights' of medication administration
right person, right medication, right dose, right time, right route
observation, report changes, communication to the healthcare practitioner, record & store , administration & documentation
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