Drug related
Abbreviations
Documentation
Orders & Administration
VARIETY

100

The person who is best asked about medication label questions

Who is the pharmacist?


100

This is the abbreviation for:

One by mouth every bedtime


What is:

1 PO QHS

100

(true false)

Only prescription medications need provider orders, over-the-counter medications do not

WHat is  FALSE

100

Its OK to give some medications without orders

what is false

100

one OF THE TWO PLACES WHERE A schedule II DRUG IS RECORDED.

the bound book, MAR, or individual count sheet are correct answers

200

The three of us can take telephone orders from a provider

Who is an RN, LPN and pharmacist?

200

Translate

 give the medication QH via IV and then NPO after midnight.

What is:

Give the medication every hour via intravenous and then nothing by mouth after midnight.

200

After a medication has been administered, an entry of ___ is made on the front of the MAR in the corresponding date and time block in black or blue ink.

What are initials?

200

You are observing for alleviation (improvement) of depression when this type of medication is administered.

what are antidepressants


200

These are four routes of medication administration

What is mouth, eyes, ears, sub-lingual, skin, rectal, intramuscular, sub-cutaneous, IV, cheek, nasal, inhaled

300

Also called "blood thinners"

What are anticoagulants?

300

This is the abbreviations for 

right eye

left eye

both eyes

What is

OD

OS

OU

300

It is allowable to ask someone else to sign your initials on the MAR if you forget, and to administer medications you popped into a med cup if you ran out of time.

what is FALSE

300

You should wait _____ between eye drops when administering two different types.

What is five minutes?

300

Ear drops are best administered to an adult by having them lay down on their side and ____________

What is pull ear back and up?

400

Four drug classifications of medications

Antipsychotics, antidepressants, analgesics, antihypertensive, diuretics, anti-inflammatory...

400

You are taking this medication AC because Synthroid is best given on an empty stomach.

What is before meals? (breakfast)

400

_____________ Must always be double checked after you first transcribe them.

what is new orders, changed orders, changes written on the MAR

400

Antipsychotic type medications may not be prescribed on a __________ basis only

WHAT IS PRN OR AS NEEDED?

400

the right

medication

time

route

dose

client

to know

to refuse

documentation

What are the 8 rights of medication administration?

500

This category can cause metabolic changes including weight gain, increased blood sugar and lipids and can also cause nervous system damage (abnormal muscle movements) with long term use.

what are antipsychotics??

500

Pick the abbreviation that means the medication is given more frequently

QD

BID    TID    QID    QH

what is QH?

500

When any of the eight rights goes wrong it is a _______________ and MUST be ____________

what IS MED ERROR AND REPORTED/DOCUMENTED

500

The following is appropriate for dissolving an extended release capsule:

Yogurt,  Applesauace,  Ice cream

none of the above

What is none of the above.

500

When the body excretes more than it takes in this is the result.

What is dehydration?