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Fill in the blank with the best answer: Authorized Direct Care Workers are responsible for ______ when giving medications.
Authorized Direct Care Workers should only perform those medication administration tasks:
Forgetting to administer a medication on time is an example of:
What is the FIRST thing you should do if you make a medication error?
Medication errors must be documented in:
ALL medication may be crushed.
You should sign off the medication that you administer:
Your co-worker asks you to give the medications she did not administer on her shift. You should:
You accidentally document the wrong time of the day when the medication was administered, you should:
While administering medications on the evening shift, you discover a medication error. You did not make the error. You report the error to the Responsible caregiver. What would be in the agency policy and procedure concerning completion of the error report form?
The Responsible Caregiver must provide you with clear written instructions in order for you to administer medications to the client.
The identity of an individual receiving medications must be verified by which of the following:
At 6pm, you discover that the 4:00 pm medications were not You should:
The role of the Direct Care Worker when administering medications is:
You notice that one of the medications has EXPIRED. You should:
You have been assigned to a new client but have not received medication instructions for the
The medication to be administered must be labeled with the following information:
The client regurgitates medication after swallowing, what should you do?
One of the individuals started a new medication and you notice that he is sleeping more than he did You should
HS means you should administer the medication at:
What type of medication affects the entire body?
The abbreviation for before meals is:
A medication placed under the tongue to remain there until it dissolves is delivered by what route?
The physician prescribes a transdermal patch medication.
The Otic route of administration is the following:
Fill in blank: When administering a cardiovascular medication, it affects the _________
The following are medications used to treat infections in the body.
Medications given by mouth, regardless of drug category, can have the common side- adverse effect of:
Medications, when not being administered, must be stored in a secure location, such as a locked cabinet.
The ideal location for storing medications when not in use is an area described as:
The trained Direct Care Worker can take a verbal or telephone order from the doctor if:
The accepted method of administering eye drops includes the following:
The most important infection control practice is to:
The individual’s clinical record is:
The following routes of administration are not approved to be used by the direct care worker:
The direct care worker may administer eye drops if:
What the medication does in the body is known as which kind of action:
Illegal drugs are not approved by the FDA and are also called recreational drugs?
The direct care worker has trouble understanding the instructions provided, what should they do?
To administer an oral medication, you must do the following:
A Direct Care Worker CAN calculate doses if the responsible caregiver has not done so?
It is important that the Direct Care Worker report any change in the client observed before, during and after medication administration?
Which of the following important points is not correct?
When administering a sublingual medication, it is important to instruct the client to allow it to completely dissolve under the tongue, and not drink liquids for at least 10 minutes after it is dissolved.
Which of the following is NOT correct if you make a medication error?