Flashcards in 10 Patient Rights for Medication Administration Deck (10):
Verify order to drug guide and safe dose range.
Verify reason for use (indication) and check the MAR to the order.
Verify MAR to order and patient circumstance.
Document medication administration immediately after giving medication to the patient.
The patient has the right to refuse the medication. The RN is responsible for educating the patient on why the medication is needed and inform the prescriber if refused. Document refusal.
Identify patient using two identifiers. (Name and DOB)
Assess needed labs and vital signs before giving medications.
Verify MAR to order and hospital protocol.
Make sure the patient has therapeutic effect of medication(s) without significant side effects.