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101 terms
Administrating Medications
Right person (resident), right medicat…
Prevention, treatment, diagnosis, pain…
When you obtain the medication from th…
Routes of administration
The right of medication administration
Purposes of medications with the medication type
Checkpoints for verifying a medication during preparation
Oral, rectal, topical, mucosal, and inhalant
Right person (resident), right medicat…
The right of medication administration
Prevention, treatment, diagnosis, pain…
Purposes of medications with the medication type
43 terms
Administrating Medications
The 6 Rights of Drug Administration
Unit Dose Systems
Medication Cart System
Automated Dispensing System
Drug, Dose, Patient, Route, Time, Documentation
A single dose is prepackaged and labeled by the manufacturer
A cart contains a drawer for each patient on the unit
A patients name and drug needed is entered into the system an…
The 6 Rights of Drug Administration
Drug, Dose, Patient, Route, Time, Documentation
Unit Dose Systems
A single dose is prepackaged and labeled by the manufacturer
16 terms
Administrating Medications
nursing process in pharmacotherapy
nursing process: assessment
nursing process: analysis/diagnosis
nursing process: planning
-assessment... -diagnosis... -planning... -implementation... -evaluat…
-collection of baseline data... -identifying high risk patients…
-judge the appropriateness of the prescribed regimen... -identi…
defining goals... -setting priorities... -identifying interventio…
nursing process in pharmacotherapy
-assessment... -diagnosis... -planning... -implementation... -evaluat…
nursing process: assessment
-collection of baseline data... -identifying high risk patients…
50 terms
MC2010-Administrating Medications
Routes of Administration (6)
Can certain drugs be administered in m…
Oral
Oral: Advantages
Oral... Topical... Vaginal... Rectal... Inhalation... Parenteral (injections)
Yes, medications can be pills, syrups, or other liquids.
-Swallowed.... -Intended for absorption in the small intestine.…
Convenient, economical, easily stored, less dangerous when th…
Routes of Administration (6)
Oral... Topical... Vaginal... Rectal... Inhalation... Parenteral (injections)
Can certain drugs be administered in m…
Yes, medications can be pills, syrups, or other liquids.
25 terms
medication administration
allergies
NKDA
NKA
when to discard medications:
always check BEFORE administering medication
No Known Drug Allergies
No Known Allergies
if label is illegible... if expired... if recalled... if opened withou…
allergies
always check BEFORE administering medication
NKDA
No Known Drug Allergies
65 terms
Administration of Medications
what does drug solubility determine
what are 2 types of solubility
perfusion of tissues
what are some highly perfused tissues…
best route of administration
lipid soluble, water soluble
amount of blood passing through a tissue or organ
heart, kidneys, lungs
what does drug solubility determine
best route of administration
what are 2 types of solubility
lipid soluble, water soluble
Medication Administration
adverse reaction (ad-vers ree-ak-shun)
allergic reaction (uh-lur-jik ree-ak-s…
anaphylaxis (ah-nuh-phu-lak-sis)
buccal (buk-uhl)
any noxious, unintended, and undesired result of taking a dru…
an immune response to a drug, ranging in intensity from mild…
an immediate and life-threatening allergic response character…
pertaining to or directed toward the bucca (cheek), the flesh…
adverse reaction (ad-vers ree-ak-shun)
any noxious, unintended, and undesired result of taking a dru…
allergic reaction (uh-lur-jik ree-ak-s…
an immune response to a drug, ranging in intensity from mild…
176 terms
Medication Administration
hemoglobin
barbiturates
benzodiazepines (sedation/hypnosis)
analgesic
substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen and gives it…
butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), pentobarbita…
estazolam (ProSom), flurazpam (Dalmane), lorazepam (Ativan),…
a drug that relieves pain
hemoglobin
substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen and gives it…
barbiturates
butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), pentobarbita…
8 terms
Administrating Medication
6 Rights
3 Checks
Subcutaneous injection
Intradermal injection
1. Individual... 2. Medication... 3. Dose... 4. Time... 5. Route... 6. Docum…
1. Label-log after removing from drawer... 2. label-order before…
25-30 gauge... 3/8"-1", most common 3/8'-5/8'... 45-90 angle... (LON…
25-27 gauge... 1/4"-1/2"... 5-15 angle
6 Rights
1. Individual... 2. Medication... 3. Dose... 4. Time... 5. Route... 6. Docum…
3 Checks
1. Label-log after removing from drawer... 2. label-order before…
63 terms
Medications & Administration
Smaller gauge (lg. Diameter)
Large gauges (small needles )
Sub Q Injections dose
Size needle for Sub Q
Used for more viscous solution
Less tissue trauma... Used for aqueous solutions
1ml or less... Use 1-3ml syringe
25-31 gauge, 1/2-7/8 length
Smaller gauge (lg. Diameter)
Used for more viscous solution
Large gauges (small needles )
Less tissue trauma... Used for aqueous solutions
132 terms
Medication Administration
Components of a medication order
Q
BID
QID
- Name of client... - Date and time of order... - Name of medicatio…
Every
Twice a day
4x per day
Components of a medication order
- Name of client... - Date and time of order... - Name of medicatio…
Q
Every
18 terms
Administration of medications
Yes
Polypharmacy... Almost one-quarter of pe…
Medication incidents that cause the pa…
True
Are complementary and herbal medications considered as drugs?
What is the name for the use of multiple medications?
What is an Adverse Drug Event ADE?
A phamakon is a poison, true or false?
Yes
Are complementary and herbal medications considered as drugs?
Polypharmacy... Almost one-quarter of pe…
What is the name for the use of multiple medications?
68 terms
Medication Administration
Pharmacology
multiple types of drug names
drug classifications
USP (United States Pharmacopoeia)
the science of drug effects
-chemical name... -generic (non-proprietary) name... -official name…
-by usage (why drug is used)... -by body system ( where drug wor…
-drugs have met rigorous standards of quality, strength,and p…
Pharmacology
the science of drug effects
multiple types of drug names
-chemical name... -generic (non-proprietary) name... -official name…
14 terms
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
WHAT ARE THE 7 RIGHTS OF MEDICATION AD…
WHEN SHOULD THE 7 RIGHTS OF MEDICATION…
WHEN DO YOU CHECK A MEDICATION
HOW SHOULD LIQUID MEDICATIONS BE PREPA…
1. RIGHT DRUG... 2. RIGHT DOSE... 3. RIGHT PATIENT... 4. RIGHT ROUTE... 5…
EVERYTIME YOU GIVE A MEDICATION TO A PATIENT
1. WHEN REMOVING FROM THE CART OR THE MED ROOM... 2. WHEN REMOVI…
1. REMOVE THE CAP FROM THE BOTTLE AND PLACE IT UPSIDE DOWN ON…
WHAT ARE THE 7 RIGHTS OF MEDICATION AD…
1. RIGHT DRUG... 2. RIGHT DOSE... 3. RIGHT PATIENT... 4. RIGHT ROUTE... 5…
WHEN SHOULD THE 7 RIGHTS OF MEDICATION…
EVERYTIME YOU GIVE A MEDICATION TO A PATIENT
24 terms
Administration of Medications
Dosage
Dose
Dosage Intervals
once daily
Amount of drug/unit of body weight (mg/kg)
Amount of drug given at one time
How often drug given. SID, BID, TID, QID, EOD, PRN, Q2H
SID
Dosage
Amount of drug/unit of body weight (mg/kg)
Dose
Amount of drug given at one time
10 terms
Administration of Medication
Drug allergies
Contraindications
Patient Rights
Patient Consent form
Before a medication can be given the physician should be awar…
Relative contraindication means that caution should be used w…
1. Right drug › 2. Right dose › 3. Right time › 4. Right rout…
A consent is necessary for vaccines to be administered, also…
Drug allergies
Before a medication can be given the physician should be awar…
Contraindications
Relative contraindication means that caution should be used w…
132 terms
Medication Administration
Components of a medication order
Q
BID
QID
- Name of client... - Date and time of order... - Name of medicatio…
Every
Twice a day
4x per day
Components of a medication order
- Name of client... - Date and time of order... - Name of medicatio…
Q
Every
138 terms
Medical administration
A
ā
a.c.
AD
assessment
before
before meals
right ear
A
assessment
ā
before
98 terms
Medication Administration
Scientific Knowledge Base... 1. Briefly s…
A single medication may have three dif…
A single medication may have three dif…
A single medication may have three dif…
a. FDA ensures all medications undergo vigorous testing befor…
Chem name: exact description of med's compositional and molec…
"official name" - name give by who first developed it.
the medication's name as trademarked by whoever is manufactur…
Scientific Knowledge Base... 1. Briefly s…
a. FDA ensures all medications undergo vigorous testing befor…
A single medication may have three dif…
Chem name: exact description of med's compositional and molec…
73 terms
Medication Administration
When only one name is listed on a medi…
Four things that must be on a drug label
Drug labels will give you the dosage per
Enteral medications are given directly…
Generic name
name, expiration date, dosage, and route
amount of prepared medication
gastrointestinal (GI) tract/system
When only one name is listed on a medi…
Generic name
Four things that must be on a drug label
name, expiration date, dosage, and route
271 terms
Medication Administration
Prior to administering medication to a…
Six Rights of medication administration
To verify the Right Patient... Perform a…
How do you perform a 2-way check on cl…
1. Obtain REPORT on client - are they going to surgery? NPO?…
1. Right Patient... 2. Right Medication... 3. Right Time... 4. Right R…
2-way
1. Ask client's full name... 2. Ask for date of birth or SSN... th…
Prior to administering medication to a…
1. Obtain REPORT on client - are they going to surgery? NPO?…
Six Rights of medication administration
1. Right Patient... 2. Right Medication... 3. Right Time... 4. Right R…
36 terms
Medication Administration
Drug Nomenclature
Drug preparation
PRN
Standing order
-Code name: slang/street name... -chemical name: identifies drug…
-Oral: capsule, pill, tablet, extended release, elixir, suspe…
As needed.
Carried out until cancelled.
Drug Nomenclature
-Code name: slang/street name... -chemical name: identifies drug…
Drug preparation
-Oral: capsule, pill, tablet, extended release, elixir, suspe…
44 terms
Medication Administration
Ways to verify the drug is the right d…
Ways to verify the right dose will be…
How does a Nurse verify the medication…
Ways to verify that the medication is…
When taking the medication out of the drawer or dispensing un…
The calculation of the dose is correct... Strength is correct
Administer medications within the appropriatel time frame( us…
Before administering parenteral medications, check compatibil…
Ways to verify the drug is the right d…
When taking the medication out of the drawer or dispensing un…
Ways to verify the right dose will be…
The calculation of the dose is correct... Strength is correct
10 terms
Medical administrative
Liability
Malpractice
Abuse
Summons
Legal responsibility
Negligence
Due to lack of knowledge
Written notice sent to the defendant
Liability
Legal responsibility
Malpractice
Negligence
Medication Administration
Intradermal Injection
Subcutaneous Injection
Intramuscular Injections
Ondansetron (Zofran)
For: TB and allergy testing... Angle: 5-15 degrees... Bevel up, ble…
Sub Q Inj... Needle Sizes: 3/8 to 5/8 inches; 25-31 gauge... Inject…
Needle Sizes: 1 to 1 1/2 inches, 20-22 Gauge... Inject Angle: 90…
Therapeutic Outcome: Control of nausea and vomiting. Often us…
Intradermal Injection
For: TB and allergy testing... Angle: 5-15 degrees... Bevel up, ble…
Subcutaneous Injection
Sub Q Inj... Needle Sizes: 3/8 to 5/8 inches; 25-31 gauge... Inject…
62 terms
Medication Administration
pharmacokenetics
toxicology
pharmacology
trade or brand name
what the body does with the drug; study of metabolism, action…
study of poisons
study of drugs and their action on the living body
Fosomax
pharmacokenetics
what the body does with the drug; study of metabolism, action…
toxicology
study of poisons
28 terms
Medication Administration
5 Rights
Route
Dosage
You are responsible to know what you a…
Person, Medication, Dose, Time, Route
How/where it is given
Units of measure (mg, meq, ml, mcg...)
True
5 Rights
Person, Medication, Dose, Time, Route
Route
How/where it is given
20 terms
Medication Administration
a provider ordered a IM injection on a…
a provider ordered an IM injection on…
the dorsogluteal site is used for IM i…
At what angle is a ppd commonly admini…
vastus lateralis - avoids major nerves and no gluteal muscles…
ventrogluteal muscle
NONE. The site is no longer recommended for injection because…
5 to 15 degrees
a provider ordered a IM injection on a…
vastus lateralis - avoids major nerves and no gluteal muscles…
a provider ordered an IM injection on…
ventrogluteal muscle
Medication administration
Subcutaneous
Vastuslateralis
Aspiration
Topical
5/8-1 inch is the proper needle length for administering inje…
Which of the following is the site of choice when administeri…
Is performed to ascertain that there the needle is not in a v…
Medication that is applied to the skin
Subcutaneous
5/8-1 inch is the proper needle length for administering inje…
Vastuslateralis
Which of the following is the site of choice when administeri…
medication administration
Introduce self to patient
Verify MD orders... assess medical histor…
Assess any pertinent lab results
assess clients knowledge regarding rea…
"Hello my name is Danielle, and I am going to be your nose to…
" I am verifying the MD orders and assessing the medical hist…
" I am looking at the lab results, The blood glucose level is…
" do you know why you're getting this medication?"
Introduce self to patient
"Hello my name is Danielle, and I am going to be your nose to…
Verify MD orders... assess medical histor…
" I am verifying the MD orders and assessing the medical hist…
110 terms
Medication Administration
Adverse effects
Anaphylactic Reactions
Buccal
Idiosyncratic Reaction
unintended, undesirable and ofter unpredictable responses to…
life-threatening reactions characterized by bronchial constri…
medication placed against the cheek of the mouth
an individual and unique response to a medication
Adverse effects
unintended, undesirable and ofter unpredictable responses to…
Anaphylactic Reactions
life-threatening reactions characterized by bronchial constri…
11 terms
Medication Administration
BSI
Ensure aseptic technique
ID and select appropriate medication w…
State indication for use
...
...
...
...
BSI
...
Ensure aseptic technique
...
33 terms
medications and administration
Federal Regulations
State and Local
Healthcare Institutions
Nursing Practice
Role of U.S. government is to protect the health of the peopl…
State must conform to federal guidelines... Local government reg…
Establish individual policies to meet federal, state, and loc…
State Nurse Practice Acts define the scope of nurses professi…
Federal Regulations
Role of U.S. government is to protect the health of the peopl…
State and Local
State must conform to federal guidelines... Local government reg…
17 terms
Medications & administration
mantoux
Rocephin
metoprolol
docusate (sodium)
injected intracutaneously (intradermal - ID) ... positive reacti…
cephalosporin antibiotic for meningitis ... injected intramusucl…
beta blocker to treat chest pain and HTN ... take orally with a…
stool softener to treat constipation ... take orally with glass…
mantoux
injected intracutaneously (intradermal - ID) ... positive reacti…
Rocephin
cephalosporin antibiotic for meningitis ... injected intramusucl…
10 terms
administration of medications
Pharmacology
conditions met before nurse administer…
triplicate prescribing
Preparing medication: 3 check
It is the study of drug effects within a living system. Medic…
1. Medication order must be valid... 2. The physician and nurse…
the physician keeps one copy of the prescription for five yea…
. Compare the medication label to the MAR as you: remove the…
Pharmacology
It is the study of drug effects within a living system. Medic…
conditions met before nurse administer…
1. Medication order must be valid... 2. The physician and nurse…
145 terms
Medication Administration
Access Port
Acidosis
Active Transport
Administration Set
A sealed hub on an administration set designed for sterile ac…
A pathologic condition resulting from the accumulation of aci…
A method used to move compounds across a cell membrane to cre…
Tubing that connects to the IV bag access port and the cathet…
Access Port
A sealed hub on an administration set designed for sterile ac…
Acidosis
A pathologic condition resulting from the accumulation of aci…
60 terms
Medication Administration
Absorption
Aerosol
Ampule
Anaphylactic reaction
The passage if medication molecules into the blood from the s…
...
...
Severe/life-threatening reaction of sudden constriction of br…
Absorption
The passage if medication molecules into the blood from the s…
Aerosol
...
71 terms
Administration of Medications
E.C.
ext
Ung
cap
Enteric coated
Extract
Ointment
capsule
E.C.
Enteric coated
ext
Extract
66 terms
Medication Administration
Chemical name
Generic name
Official name
Trade name
ID's drug's atomic and molecular structure
assigned by manufacturer that first develops the drug: i.e. o…
name by which the drug is IDed in official publications Unite…
brand name copyrighted by the company that sells the drug: i.…
Chemical name
ID's drug's atomic and molecular structure
Generic name
assigned by manufacturer that first develops the drug: i.e. o…
27 terms
Medication Administration
Types of populations
Access route of feeding tube depends on
Know multiple points of entry and stop…
Know multiple points of entry and stop…
Swallowing difficulties... Unable to swallow... Cancer... Trauma or Su…
Concurrent diseases or injuries... Presence or risk of impaired…
● Nasal... ● Oral... ● Stomach... ● Jejunum
● Stomach... ● SI
Types of populations
Swallowing difficulties... Unable to swallow... Cancer... Trauma or Su…
Access route of feeding tube depends on
Concurrent diseases or injuries... Presence or risk of impaired…
41 terms
Medication Administration
Unit-dose system
Double locked
Another nurse witness disposal
Anaphylactic reaction
Individually packaged single doses
Narcotic is a controlled substance that should always be
If partial dose of narcotic is given
Difficulty breathing, syncope (fainting), rapid pulse, edema…
Unit-dose system
Individually packaged single doses
Double locked
Narcotic is a controlled substance that should always be
34 terms
Administration of medications
oral medication
Enteric-coated tablets
Strategies for administering oral medi…
Strategies for administering oral medi…
most commonly used route; most convenient and comfortable for…
should not be chewed or crushed because crushing the medicati…
Use a dropper, crush and mix with soft foods
Allow extra time, crush or give in liquid form, assist to set…
oral medication
most commonly used route; most convenient and comfortable for…
Enteric-coated tablets
should not be chewed or crushed because crushing the medicati…
11 terms
Medication Administration
furosemide 20 mg PO bid
warfarin sodium 5 mg PO daily
diltiazem hydrochloride 120 mg PO daily
digoxin 0.25 mg PO daily
Brand name: Lasix Max. safe dose: 600 mg ... Classification: ant…
Brand name: Coumadin Max. safe dose: 10 mg... Classifications: a…
Brand name: Cardizem Max. safe dose: 480 mg... Classifications:…
Brand name: Lanoxin Max. safe dose: 8-12 mcg/kg... Classificatio…
furosemide 20 mg PO bid
Brand name: Lasix Max. safe dose: 600 mg ... Classification: ant…
warfarin sodium 5 mg PO daily
Brand name: Coumadin Max. safe dose: 10 mg... Classifications: a…
27 terms
Medication Administration
I
V
X
L
1
5
10
50
I
1
V
5
42 terms
Administration of Medications
adverse reaction
allergic reaction
anaphylaxis
buccal
any noxious, unintended, and undesired result of taking a dru…
an immune response to a drug, ranging in intensity from mild…
an immediate and life-threatening allergic response character…
pertaining to or directed toward the bucca (cheek), the flesh…
adverse reaction
any noxious, unintended, and undesired result of taking a dru…
allergic reaction
an immune response to a drug, ranging in intensity from mild…
18 terms
Medication Administration
Pharmacology
Medication Administration
Nursing Process (Assessment)
Generic Name
the study of drugs and their effect on the body's functioning.
the nurse administering medications needs to have a knowledge…
assessment includes comprehensive medication history, awarene…
identifies the drug's active ingredient, is the name assigned…
Pharmacology
the study of drugs and their effect on the body's functioning.
Medication Administration
the nurse administering medications needs to have a knowledge…
29 terms
Medication Administration
A single medication may have three dif…
A single medication may have three dif…
A single medication may have three dif…
A medication classification indicates:
Chem name: exact description of med's compositional and molec…
"official name" - name give by who first developed it.
the medication's name as trademarked by whoever is manufactur…
The effect of the medication on the body system, symptoms its…
A single medication may have three dif…
Chem name: exact description of med's compositional and molec…
A single medication may have three dif…
"official name" - name give by who first developed it.
13 terms
Medication Administration
Bolus medication
Drip chamber
Electrolyte
Electronic infusion pump
A concentrated dose of medication injected directly into the…
Portion of an intravenous administration set that lies just b…
Chemical substance that develops an electrical charge and can…
Delivers IV fluids via positive pressure at a specific preset…
Bolus medication
A concentrated dose of medication injected directly into the…
Drip chamber
Portion of an intravenous administration set that lies just b…
51 terms
Medications and Administration
Physician orders: verbal
Physician orders: standing
Drug versus Medication
FDA
Verbal is not acceptable in all states and may not be permitt…
Standing order consists of written directions for a specific…
Medication is a type of drug prescribed for therapeutic reasons
Food and Drug Administration sets standards for control of dr…
Physician orders: verbal
Verbal is not acceptable in all states and may not be permitt…
Physician orders: standing
Standing order consists of written directions for a specific…
25 terms
medication administration
allergies
NKDA
NKA
when to discard medications:
always check BEFORE administering medication
No Known Drug Allergies
No Known Allergies
if label is illegible... if expired... if recalled... if opened withou…
allergies
always check BEFORE administering medication
NKDA
No Known Drug Allergies
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