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Enterally:

Absorbed through GI tract

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Parentetally:

Given through skin by injection

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Percutaneously:

Absorbed through skin or mucous membrane

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If an error is made:

Assess patient, notify physician, proceed with any needed therapy, document occurrence
Asses situation; make needed changes in policy and/or procedure to prevent occurrence of same errors

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Should verbal orders be used routinely

No

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When should orders be documented

As soon as possible after receiving

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Refills must be approved by a physician and documented in the medical record like a new

Prescription

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Who can approve refill requests:

Only a physician

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Superscription:

Portion of a prescription designated with the symbol Rx

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Siqna:

Part of a prescription that indicates the proper dosage of medication to be taken

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Inscription:

Part of prescription that indicates the name of a drug

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Subscription

Part of prescription containing the directions for the pharmacist with the info for compounding ingredients if necessary

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Physicians signature

Prescription is not a legal document until physician signs it

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Dispense

To give medication to a patient to be taken at a later time

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Prescribe:

To indicate, either in writing or orally, a medication to be given

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Administer:

To give or apply medication to a person

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What should all medication orders include:

Date, patients name, med name & dosage, route of administration

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When receiving verbal orders the person receiving the order should

Read the order back to the person who gave it.

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3 befores

Always read the label 3 times

Before removing from shelf
Before preparing for administration
Before returning to shelf

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Can you return a medication to its container if a patient refuses it:

No

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List 7 rights of medication administration:

Right person, Right drug, Right strength, Right time, Right route, Right technique, Right documentation.

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What are the medication administration routes:

Percutaneous, enteral, parenteral