to learning lab the student is expected to be able to:
names and forms
actions, interactions, pharmacokinetics, blood level
types of orders, the components of a drug order, medication distribution systems.
the six rights of medication administration.
the protocol for the occurance of medication errors.
between the various types of medication orders including:
dose/one time order
order vs. NOW order
multiple dose order
medication order stop dates.
factors affecting drug actions, health history, and physical examination to facilitate
avoidance of harmful effects resulting from medication administration including:
age, and medical diagnosis
to previous doses
of medications on all body systems
the procedure for correct preparation and administration of:
tablets, extended release, enteric coated, liquids, chewable
ear and nose drops/ ointments
and rectal suppositories
and buccal medications
professional responsibilities related to administering medications including:
completion of the study of this module, the student is expected to:
the six rights when simulating safe administration of medications in the lab setting.
common resources for obtaining information required for safe administration of
nursing drug reference handbook
the ACC expectations for students administering medications in the clinical setting.
knowledge of medications in simulated lab situations including:
and trade names
action of the medication
reactions (toxic and side effects)
the ability to interpret a medication order.
calculate the dosage to be administered in simulated situations.
the rules for safe-guarding narcotics in the clinical setting.
administer PRN medications in simulated situations.
interpret simulated medication orders
the essential medications for beginning