CHAPTER 4: INTERPRETATION OFPRESCRIPTIONS & MEDICATIONORDERSDr. Bridg’ette Israel
CHAPTER 4: OBJECTIVES Demonstrate an understanding of the format and  components of a typical prescription. Demonstrate ...
VOCABULARY Prescription Medication Order Tamper-resistant Prescription Pads e-prescribing e-prescription Military Ti...
SAMPLE PRESCRIPTION
SAMPLE MEDICATION ORDER
SAMPLE PEDIATRIC PRESCRIPTION
SAMPLE PRESCRIPTION FOR A GENERICDRUG
SAMPLE PRESCRIPTION REQUIRINGCOMPOUNDING
SAMPLE HOSPITAL MEDICATION ORDER
SAMPLE NURSING HOME MEDICATION ORDER
PRESCRIPTION & MEDICATION ORDER ACCURACY   Each medication should be:       Therapeutically appropriate for the patient ...
REGULAR VS MILITARY TIME
PRESCRIPTIONS WRITTEN IN SI UNITS
ERRORS & OMISSIONS
ERRORS & OMISSIONS
ERRORS & OMISSIONS Error: Drug name incorrect Omission: Directions incomplete
ROMAN NUMERALS ON PRESCRIPTIONS   Designate quantities of medication to be dispensed    and/or   Medication to be take b...
ROMAN NUMERALS ON PRESCRIPTIONS   Designate quantities of medication to be dispensed    and/or   Medication to be take b...
RULES FOR ROMAN NUMERALS ONPRESCRIPTIONS   A letter repeated once or more, repeats its value    (ex: xx = 20, xxx = 30) ...
ABBREVIATIONS & SYMBOLS
ABBREVIATIONS & SYMBOLS
PATIENT COMPLIANCE
PATIENT COMPLIANCE   Example:What is the percent compliance rate if a patient received a 30-day supply of medicine & retu...
PATIENT COMPLIANCE   Example:What is the percent compliance rate if a patient received a 30-day supply of medicine & retu...
PATIENT COMPLIANCE   Example:What is the percent compliance rate if a patient received a 30-day supply of medicine & retu...
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Chap4 calculation

  1. 1. CHAPTER 4: INTERPRETATION OFPRESCRIPTIONS & MEDICATIONORDERSDr. Bridg’ette Israel
  2. 2. CHAPTER 4: OBJECTIVES Demonstrate an understanding of the format and components of a typical prescription. Demonstrate an understanding of the format and components of a typical institutional medication order. Interpret correctly standard abbreviations and symbols used on prescriptions and medication orders. Differentiate between patient compliance and noncompliance and apply calculations to determine compliancy.
  3. 3. VOCABULARY Prescription Medication Order Tamper-resistant Prescription Pads e-prescribing e-prescription Military Time Medication Scheduling Patient Compliance Patient Noncompliance
  4. 4. SAMPLE PRESCRIPTION
  5. 5. SAMPLE MEDICATION ORDER
  6. 6. SAMPLE PEDIATRIC PRESCRIPTION
  7. 7. SAMPLE PRESCRIPTION FOR A GENERICDRUG
  8. 8. SAMPLE PRESCRIPTION REQUIRINGCOMPOUNDING
  9. 9. SAMPLE HOSPITAL MEDICATION ORDER
  10. 10. SAMPLE NURSING HOME MEDICATION ORDER
  11. 11. PRESCRIPTION & MEDICATION ORDER ACCURACY Each medication should be:  Therapeutically appropriate for the patient  Prescribed at the correct dose  Dispensed in the correct strength and dosage form  Correctly labeled with complete instructions for the patient or caregiver  The patient in a hospital or other health care facility: each medication must be administered to the correct patient , at the correct time, and by the correct rate & route of administration
  12. 12. REGULAR VS MILITARY TIME
  13. 13. PRESCRIPTIONS WRITTEN IN SI UNITS
  14. 14. ERRORS & OMISSIONS
  15. 15. ERRORS & OMISSIONS
  16. 16. ERRORS & OMISSIONS Error: Drug name incorrect Omission: Directions incomplete
  17. 17. ROMAN NUMERALS ON PRESCRIPTIONS Designate quantities of medication to be dispensed and/or Medication to be take by patient per dose
  18. 18. ROMAN NUMERALS ON PRESCRIPTIONS Designate quantities of medication to be dispensed and/or Medication to be take by patient per dose
  19. 19. RULES FOR ROMAN NUMERALS ONPRESCRIPTIONS A letter repeated once or more, repeats its value (ex: xx = 20, xxx = 30) One or more letters placed after a letter of greater value increases the value of the greater number (ex: vi = 6, xij = 12, lx = 60) A letter placed before a letter of greater value decreases the value of the greater letter (ex: iv =4, xl = 40)
  20. 20. ABBREVIATIONS & SYMBOLS
  21. 21. ABBREVIATIONS & SYMBOLS
  22. 22. PATIENT COMPLIANCE
  23. 23. PATIENT COMPLIANCE Example:What is the percent compliance rate if a patient received a 30-day supply of medicine & returned in 45 days for a refill?
  24. 24. PATIENT COMPLIANCE Example:What is the percent compliance rate if a patient received a 30-day supply of medicine & returned in 45 days for a refill?
  25. 25. PATIENT COMPLIANCE Example:What is the percent compliance rate if a patient received a 30-day supply of medicine & returned in 45 days for a refill?
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