Drug Safety and Nursing Process

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Drug Safety and Nursing Process
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2011-10-19 23:51:54
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  1. What are the main areas of client medication teaching?
    • General Information
    • Self-Administration
    • Diet
    • Side effects
    • Cultural considerations
  2. What are the steps of the Nursing process?
    • Assess
    • Diagnose
    • Plan
    • Implement
    • Evaluate
  3. What are the FIVE rights PLUS of drug administration?
    • RIGHT Client
    • RIGHT Drug
    • RIGHT Dose
    • RIGHT Time
    • RIGHT Route
    • right assessment
    • right documentation
    • right evaluation
    • right to refuse
  4. What are some abbreviations that should NOT be used?
    • every day or daily
    • unit
    • international unit
    • morphine sulfate
    • magnesium sulfate
  5. What is ave cost of each reported med error?
    $5,000.00
  6. Where is a discription of the legal scope of nursing practice in each state?
    Nurse Practice Act
  7. What is max award for serious med error?
    over $3 million
  8. Howmany hospital deaths were attributed to hospital errors in 1999?
    44k to 98K
  9. Med errors involve which meds most often?
    Chemo-drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and CNS drugs
  10. What is the most common type of med error?
    Wrong time
  11. What are the 5 RIGHTS of drug administration?
    • right CLIENT
    • right MEDICATION
    • right DOSE
    • right ROUTE
    • right TIME
  12. What are the responsibilities of the nurse in medication administration?
    • know med NAME
    • know med INTENDED USE
    • know med EFFECT ON BODY
    • know med CONTRAINDICATIONS
    • know med SPECIAL COSIDERATIONS
    • know WHY MED IS PRESCRIBED
    • know HOW MED IS TO BE ADMINISTERED
    • know ADVERSE AFFECTS
    • know 5 RIGHTS
  13. What are the signs of anaphylaxis?
    • dyspnea
    • tachycardia
    • hypotension
  14. What are ways that you can be sure you have the right client?
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Photo
    • Bracelet
  15. How soon must a phone or verbal order be signed by HCP?
    24hr
  16. What information must be included on a med order?
    • patient's name
    • drug name
    • date and time of order
    • dosage
    • route
    • frequencey and drration of admin
    • signature of HCP
  17. What are the four main categories of drug orders?
    • Standing
    • One-time
    • PRN
    • STAT
  18. What factors contribute to med errors?
    • Omitting 5 rights
    • Failure to perform agency check
    • Failure to account for client varibles (weight, age, rena/hepatic function)
    • Giving meds based on phone or verbal orders
    • Giving meds based on illegible or incomplete orders
    • Practicing under stressful work situation
  19. What should be included in Assessment to avoid drug errors?
    • Allergies
    • Use of OTC meds
    • LABS
    • Client education
    • Indication for use

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