Medication Administration Valencia Community College  Nursing Program Pat Woodbery, MSN, ARNP-CS Betsy Guimond, MN, ARNP
Who Can Write a Medication Order? <ul><li>Physician </li></ul><ul><li>Nurse Practitioner </li></ul><ul><li>Physician’s Ass...
The “5 Rights”  of  Medication Administration <ul><li>Page 10 Lilly </li></ul><ul><li>Right Drug </li></ul><ul><li>Right D...
Routes of Medication Administration <ul><li>Oral Route </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Swallow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sublingual...
Routes of Medication Administration <ul><li>Parenteral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcutaneous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intra...
Routes of Medication Administration <ul><li>Topical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inhalation </li>...
How Are Medications Supplied? <ul><li>Unit Dose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tablets, capsules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liquids...
General Rules for Drug Administration <ul><li>Wash Hands before preparation </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT leave medications una...
Medication Orders <ul><ul><li>Verbal Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standing/...
Medication Administration Record (MAR) <ul><li>Client’s Name </li></ul><ul><li>Client’s Room Number and Bed Number </li></...
Use Transparency Here!
Legal Responsibilities for the RN <ul><li>Assessment BEFORE administration of Medications </li></ul><ul><li>Safe and Accur...
Lab #1 ASSIGNMENT Sources of Drug Administration DUE DATE <ul><li>Use Davis Drug Guide to Research  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. Medication Administration Valencia Community College Nursing Program Pat Woodbery, MSN, ARNP-CS Betsy Guimond, MN, ARNP
  2. 2. Who Can Write a Medication Order? <ul><li>Physician </li></ul><ul><li>Nurse Practitioner </li></ul><ul><li>Physician’s Assistant </li></ul>
  3. 3. The “5 Rights” of Medication Administration <ul><li>Page 10 Lilly </li></ul><ul><li>Right Drug </li></ul><ul><li>Right Dose </li></ul><ul><li>Right Client </li></ul><ul><li>Right Route </li></ul><ul><li>Right Time </li></ul>
  4. 4. Routes of Medication Administration <ul><li>Oral Route </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Swallow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sublingual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buccal </li></ul></ul>Lilley & Aucker Pg 17
  5. 5. Routes of Medication Administration <ul><li>Parenteral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcutaneous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intramuscular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intravenous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intradermal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intra-arterial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intra-articular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intrathecal (cerebrospinal) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Routes of Medication Administration <ul><li>Topical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inhalation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intraocular </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. How Are Medications Supplied? <ul><li>Unit Dose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tablets, capsules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liquids, syrups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suppositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Injections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ampules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multidose Containers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inhalers </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. General Rules for Drug Administration <ul><li>Wash Hands before preparation </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT leave medications unattended </li></ul><ul><li>Identify self and the reason you are giving the medication </li></ul><ul><li>Position patient properly for route of medication </li></ul><ul><li>Record administration or omission of medication immediately </li></ul>
  9. 9. Medication Orders <ul><ul><li>Verbal Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standing/Routine Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PRN Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single/One Time Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STAT Orders </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Medication Administration Record (MAR) <ul><li>Client’s Name </li></ul><ul><li>Client’s Room Number and Bed Number </li></ul><ul><li>Client’s Diagnosis </li></ul><ul><li>Client’s Allergy History </li></ul><ul><li>Date of Order </li></ul><ul><li>Medication name, dose, frequency, route </li></ul>
  11. 11. Use Transparency Here!
  12. 12. Legal Responsibilities for the RN <ul><li>Assessment BEFORE administration of Medications </li></ul><ul><li>Safe and Accurate Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ 5 Rights” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge to Identify Errors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation AFTER Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Store Narcotics Safely </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lab #1 ASSIGNMENT Sources of Drug Administration DUE DATE <ul><li>Use Davis Drug Guide to Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Xanax </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cipro </li></ul></ul>
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