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NUR 104 Chpt 28

Medication Administration

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describe safety in relation to the nursing assessment before, during and following the administration of a drug. accurately intepret order accurately calculate the amount use the 6 rights document medication administration explain purpose of meds to pt prevent errors promote standard communication promote healthcare planning/homecare evaluate pts response to
list steps you can incorporate in your practice to ensure safe medication administration and prevent a medication error 6 rights Right Pt (2 identifiers) Right medication Right dose Right time Right route Right documentation
identify patient centered care in relationship to medication administration. pt centered care relates to medication bc it is all about the safety of the pt. there are several steps in order to keep the pt safe and knowledgeable about the medications they are being given
identify the teamwork & collaboration necessary to ensure safe medication administration. by documenting the med admistered with time, route, dosage, site, nurse's initials and signature. during handoffs be sure to mention any meds not given and any unusual reactions to meds
define root cause analysis as it applies to medication errors the root cause is generally just human error. we can make all efforts possible to prevent medication errors but it may not always be prevented.
What is the term for how a drug works? action
What is the term for non therapeutic reactions to a drug side effects
the official name given to a drug generic
the reason for using a drug indication
a manufacturers brand name trade name
process by which the body removes a drug excretion
accummulation in the body cumulation
the drugs movement through the body distribution
What is veracity? to tell the truth
What is beneficence? to do whats right
What is autonomy? right to make own decisons
What is justice? fairness
What is confidentiality? Keeping information private
What is non maleficience? to do no harm
List 7 elements of a correct medication order drug pt time dose/frequency route HCP name date/ time of order ***always document***
What is the "it takes two" method? a double check with 2 nurses using the five rights when administering high risk meds. Both nurses check the rights.
Created by: jessicaspring