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1

Amount/Dose

Verify order to drug guide and safe dose range.

2

Drug

Verify reason for use (indication) and check the MAR to the order.

3

Route

Verify MAR to order and patient circumstance.

4

Documentation

Document medication administration immediately after giving medication to the patient.

5

Refusal

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.

6

Patient

Identify patient using two identifiers. (Name and DOB)

7

Assessment

Assess needed labs and vital signs before giving medications.

8

TIme

Verify MAR to order and hospital protocol.

9

Evaluation

Make sure the patient has therapeutic effect of medication(s) without significant side effects.

10

Education

Inform patient of action, therapeutic, and side effects of medications.