Ch. 3 & 7-13 - Medication Safety, Ethical Considerations, Research, Nursing Process, Drug Administration, Cultural, Genetic & Age-related Considerations & Community Settings Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Ch. 3 & 7-13 - Medication Safety, Ethical Considerations, Research, Nursing Process, Drug Administration, Cultural, Genetic & Age-related Considerations & Community Settings Deck (112)
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Assessment

The phase of the nursing process that is characterized by systematic validation & documation of information

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Nursing Diagnosis

A determination made based on the analysis of assessment data

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Planning

The phase of the nursing process characterized by goal setting including the development of nursing interventions that be used to assist the patient in meeting the goals

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Goal Setting

Stating expected outcomes

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Implementation

The phase of the nursing process in which the nurse provides education, medication, care & other interventions

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Culturally Sensitive

The awareness of the implications of culture for the patient & his/her family

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Evaluation

The phase of the nursing process in which the nurse determines how well goals are obtained, revises interventions & teaches patient focusing on goal attainment

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"Five-Plus-Five" Rights of Medication Administration

(1) RIGHT patient (2) RIGHT drug (3) RIGHT dose (4) RIGHT route (5) RIGHT time (6) RIGHT assessment (7) RIGHT documentation (8) RIGHT to education (9) RIGHT evaluation (10) RIGHT to refuse

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The Joint Commission (TJC)

Accredation company that regulates healthcare administration...requires patient be identified by two unique forms of ID

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Unit Dose Method

Method in which drugs are individually wrapped & labeled for single doses for each patient

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Institute of Medicine (IOM)

a 1999 report that spurred work on changes to decrease medication errors

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Sublingual

medication placed under the tongue to dissolve

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Buccal

medication placed between the cheek & gum to dissolve

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Inhalation

medication inhaled orally into the lungs

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Transdermal

medication placed on the skin (patch) & absorbed

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Topical

medication applied to skin surface

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Intillations

liquid medication given as drops, ointments or sprays

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Suppositories

medication inserted into the vagina or rectum

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Parenteral

medication given via injection

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Intradermal Injection

injection given between epidermis & dermis layers of skin (EX: TB test)

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Subcutaneous Injection

injection given under the skin in the tissue (EX: insulin, heparin)

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Intramuscular Injection

injection given under the skin & tissue, in the muscle (EX: vaccines)

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Z-track Technique

technique used to prevent medication from leaking back through site into subcutaneous tissue

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Intravenous Injection

injection given into a vein

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Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI)

handheld devices that deliver medication to the lower respiratory tract when inhaled into the lungs

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Intraosseous Injection

injection given into the bone marrow

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Biocultural Ecology

area of study that looks at variations in biological characteristics that are inconsistent for an ethnic group that might pose a concern for a nurse

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Hereditary

genetic characteristics transferred from parent to offspring

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Genetic

pertaining to genetics & reproduction

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Nonadherence

not following medication directions; "noncompliance" (frequent in older adults)