1. If a resident has a physicians’ order to take his/her own medications, the medications are stored:
2. All of the following except one are principles for safely administering medications, select the one that is NOT.
3. You are responsible for administering medications. When you get Johnny’s prescription medication off the shelf, you realize you have never heard of the medication. You should:
4. To insert eye drops, you will do all of the following except one. Select the wrong action:
5. Immediately after instilling ear drops in George’s right ear you must advise him to:
6. You have just administered Susie’s rectal suppository. You need to instruct her to:
7. You have just administered PRN acetaminophen to Carol for headache. The order read “acetaminophen PRN for discomfort every 4 hours.” You have documented giving Carol the medication. To complete the documentation of a PRN you will need to:
8. When preparing to administer medications you must:
9. As you are documenting medications given to Susie you realize you gave her a medication error. Your first step is to:
10. John comes to you 15 minutes after taking his first dose of an antibiotic to report his leg has started to itch. What do you do first:
11. As you are preparing medications for Laura you find the name of medication on MAR does not match the name on the bubble pack. What do you do next:
12. Controlled substances must be stored:
13. A resident to whom you administer medications often refuses them. The best approach to use is:
14. List the 6 Right to Medication Administration:
15. When preparing medications you should read the label:
16. Under the Controlled Substances Act, dangerous drugs are classified into Schedules. Which schedule or drugs are considered to have the greatest potential for abuse?
17. A prescription for medication to be applied to the skin should be stored:
18. When you are ready to administer a resident's anticonvulsant medication he says he doesn’t need it because he doesn’t have seizure any longer. You should:
19. Any effect of the medication that is not desired is:
20. When Preparing liquid medications hold the cup at eye level to read the measurements
21. Some medications need to be refrigerated to:
22. When instilling more than one eye medication you need to wait how long between each different kind of drop:
23. Person Served has an order for Ibuprofen for headache. Soon after you have given the Ibuprofen the resident complains of nausea. You might have been able to prevent the nausea by:
24. One of the residents is receiving a liquid medication for a cough. As a general rule, you should:
25. In order to be sure the label on a liquid prescription is not soiled, you should pour the medication toward the label.
26. Residents who have problems swallowing medications such as capsules and large tablets that cannot be crushed can swallow them easier if the medication manager:
27. Eye drops are applied in the
28. A nursing measure that can prevent a common side effect of the anti-inflammatory medications is:
29. Occasionally you may need to dispose of medication that was not administered. Per policy you would:
30. All of the following steps are required when you receive/administer a controlled substance (Schedule 1 through 5). Select the one answer that is NOT correct and circle it.