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What are the 3 essential components for healthcare coordination?Preparation, Communication, and Follow-through.
List 3 things you need to have with you to take an individual to a non-emergent medical appointment.The reason(s) or purpose for seeking non-emergent care, a list of the individual's current medications, allergies, and recent diagnostic or laboratory testing, as applicable, and the individual's current health status.
What NHS form do you bring with you to take an individual to a non-emergent medical appointment? The "Report of Consultation."
What question(s) to you need to ask the prescribing practitioner about the medication(s) the individual is taking?Is a blood test needed? If so, is there a certain time of day that the blood sample should be taken? Should medication be given before the blood sample is taken?
When blood levels have been ordered, what do you need to do?Document in the individual's record when blood levels have been ordered, document when you take the person to the laboratory or doctor's office to have the blood samples taken.
What question do you need to ask for preparation of blood samples?Is it okay for the individual to have food or liquids before blood test is done.
What is the Medication Cycle?AORWWR - Administer meds, Observe individual for reactions, Report any changes to the Right person at the Right time, Work With prescribing practitioners and pharmacists and notify the guardian & nurse trainer when medication changes are ordered, Record medication information on appropriate forms.
What do you have to have in order to administer medications to individuals?A medication order.
In order to give a PRN medication, what must you have?A medication order And a PRN Protocol.
What 3 things will be on a PRN protocol?The specific signs and symptoms that the medication should be given For, A maximum daily dosage, and any special instructions, such as when to call a nurse or prescribing practitoner.
What 6 "Rights"do you need to follow when administering medication?IMDTRD (I Must Do This Right Daily) - Individual, Medication, Dose, Time, Route, Documentation
What 3 checks are according to the PRN protocol?LOL - Log, Order, Label
What are the 7 Important Questions to be asked whenever medication is ordered?SNIPLES - Side Effects, Name, Interaction, Purpose, Length of time, Effect, Storage
qidfour times daily
qodevery other day
bidtwice daily
tidthree times daily
hr or hhours
D/C or discdiscontinue
acbefore meals (on an empty stomach)
pcafter meals (food in the stomach)
poby mouth
hsbedtime, hour of sleep
AUboth ears
ADright ear
ASleft ear
OUboth eyes
ODright eye
OSleft eye
tsp or tteaspoon
TbTsp or Tbs or tablespoon
3 teaspoons equal1 Tablespoon
ml & cc can be used to measure liquidsinterchangeably
1 teaspoon equals5 mls
1 Tablespoon equals15 mls
2 Tablespoons equal30 mls
One ounce equals30 mls, or 2 Tablespoons
Controlled medications must be soon as they are received from the pharmacy & before being administered & at least once daily, even if not given.
Controlled medications must be disposed of by...a minimum of two people and one must be a nurse or other licensed person.
Controlled medications must be kept...under double-lock.
If a controlled medication order is discontinued or has expired you must...continue to count the supply daily until properly disposed of.
If you make a mistake documenting, or forget to document when you have given medication, you the error in ink and write a note of explanation on the log.
You must check for the 6 Rights...every time you give medication, regardless of the type of medication.
Medications can be given within a..1/2 hour time frame before or after it is due.
The 1/2 hour time frame allowance does Not apply to...any PRN medications.
The Medication Occurrence Report is for documenting...mistakes.