Medication Administration Test

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 Medication Administration Test
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  • 1. 
    1. When a sample medication is first opened for use, what must the MAP write on the label?
    • A. 

      The date

    • B. 

      The initials

    • C. 

      The name and date

    • D. 

      The date and initials

    • E. 

      The initials and name


  • 2. 
    2. John Brown just received a new order for Omeprazole 20mg QAM. What must the staff at John' s group home begin giving him the medication?
    • A. 

      Within 6 hours

    • B. 

      Within 8 hours

    • C. 

      Within 12 hours

    • D. 

      Within 16 hours

    • E. 

      Within 24 hours


  • 3. 
    3a. Only clients who have been authorized by their doctor to _____________________ may use a pill organizer.
    • A. 

      Self administer medications

    • B. 

      Self administer medications with supervision

    • C. 

      Self administer medications without supervision

    • D. 

      Self administer medications with assistance

    • E. 

      Self administer medications with advice


  • 4. 
    3b. Who may fill a pill organizer?
    • A. 

      The client

    • B. 

      The client 's family members

    • C. 

      The client' s legal guardian

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 5. 
    4. What is the minimum amount of time a client must be observed after taking medication for the first time?
    • A. 

      20 minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      30 minutes

    • E. 

      5 minutes


  • 6. 
    5. Angela has been ordred ear drops by her Nurse Practitioner. You are not validated to administer ear drops. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Administer eardrops as ordered

    • B. 

      Notify Supervisor immediately

    • C. 

      Contact family members

    • D. 

      Allow patient to self administer

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 7. 
    6. How often does Medication Assistance Provider need to be revalidated?
    • A. 

      Once a year

    • B. 

      Once every two years

    • C. 

      No revalidation needed

    • D. 

      Monthly

    • E. 

      Once every five years


  • 8. 
    7. Which routes of medication administration should you wear gloves to assist with?
    • A. 

      Rectal,ophalmic

    • B. 

      Topical,transdermal,nasal

    • C. 

      Enteral,otic,

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 9. 
    8a. When a new medication is ordered by a client,a copy of the ____________________ is made and then the original is sent to the phamacy.
    • A. 

      Prescription or order

    • B. 

      Client id

    • C. 

      Client information

    • D. 

      Client 's chart

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 10. 
    8b. When the medication is received, you must read the _________and compare it to the ________________ and copy the information to the client' s __________.
    • A. 

      MAR,label,prescription or order

    • B. 

      Prescription or order,MAR,label

    • C. 

      Label,prescription or order,MAR

    • D. 

      Name,prescription or order,MAR

    • E. 

      Date,prescription or order,MAR


  • 11. 
    9. What 2 documents should a MAP keep for their records?
    • A. 

      CNA Certification and Medication Administration Training Course Certificate

    • B. 

      Medication Administration Training Course Certificate and Validation Certificate

    • C. 

      Validation Certificate and CPR Certificate

    • D. 

      CPR Certificate and CNA Certificate


  • 12. 
    10. Who is allowed to validate a MAP for routes of Medication Administration?
    • A. 

      RN

    • B. 

      ARNP

    • C. 

      MD

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 13. 
    11. Tenisha has received a new orer for "Topomax 50mg QD for seizures" . Is anything missing from this order?
    • A. 

      Yes,the route

    • B. 

      Yes,the client name

    • C. 

      No,it's fine as it is.

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 14. 
    12. Before you can assist a client with medication, you must have a(n) __________________________ form in their record, signed by the client or their guardian.
    • A. 

      MAP Certification Validation

    • B. 

      CPR Certification

    • C. 

      Informed Consent for Medication Administration

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 15. 
    What does it mean when a medication is PRN?
    • A. 

      It is to be given immediately

    • B. 

      It is to be given once a day

    • C. 

      It is to be given only with meals

    • D. 

      It is given as needed


  • 16. 
    What is the single best way to control the spread of germs?
    • A. 

      Clean the room

    • B. 

      Use disinfectant

    • C. 

      Handwashing

    • D. 

      Wash clothes


  • 17. 
    A client who is on a new medication comes to you complaining that he is having trouble breathing, is itching, and that his lips are tingling. What do you think is happening?
    • A. 

      Nothing, this is normal.

    • B. 

      Allergic reaction or anaphylactic shock

    • C. 

      Medication side effects

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 18. 
    What position should the client be when you are inserting a suppository?
    • A. 

      Laying on the left side with his knees drawn up towards his chest.

    • B. 

      Laying on the right side with his legs straight.

    • C. 

      Laying on his left side.

    • D. 

      Laying on the right side.


  • 19. 
    17. Between what times may you appropriately administer or supervise the self administration of a medication scheduled for 10AM?
    • A. 

      8AM - 10AM

    • B. 

      9AM - 11AM

    • C. 

      10AM - 12PM

    • D. 

      10AM Only!


  • 20. 
    18. The "Authorization for Medication Administration" form states whether a client can self administer medication without supervision, needs supervision when self administering, or needs to have medications administered. Who should sign this form?
    • A. 

      MD

    • B. 

      PA

    • C. 

      ARNP

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Any of the above


  • 21. 
    19. What are the "six rights" of medication administration?
    • A. 

      The right: client, name, medication, time, route, and documentation

    • B. 

      The right: client, medication, doctors order, time, route, and documentation.

    • C. 

      The right: client, medication, dose, time, route, and documentation

    • D. 

      The right: client, medication, dose, time, route, and perscription


  • 22. 
    20. You are assigned to administer medication to Wendy, who has an order for: Premarin cream - apply one applicator via vagina once daily. You should:
    • A. 

      Administer the vaginal cream as perscribed

    • B. 

      Not administer the vaginal cream because you aren't validated for this route yet

    • C. 

      Not administer the vaginal cream because you are not authorized to administer medication by this route

    • D. 

      Adninister the vaginal cream,then contact your supervisor to request validation


  • 23. 
    21. Medication Assistance Providers are allowed to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Apply antibiotic ointment and apply a simple dressing

    • B. 

      Use a debriding agent during a dressing change

    • C. 

      Perform irrigation of full thickness wounds

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 24. 
    22. Which of the following are considered medication errors?
    • A. 

      Giving John his 9AM medication at 9:45AM

    • B. 

      Putting Lori's ophthalmic drops in her ear

    • C. 

      Giving medication ordered BID oncea day

    • D. 

      Asking a client to swallow an oral medication


  • 25. 
    23. Which of the following would require that a medication error report be filled out and submitted?
    • A. 

      Administration of the wrong medication to a client

    • B. 

      Discrepancy in the controlled substance count

    • C. 

      Administration of an expired medication

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 26. 
    24. Wade has refused his 8AM medication. You should:
    • A. 

      Code the box for that dose with the correct reason code, sign the back, and notify your supervisor

    • B. 

      Initial the box for that dose and circle it; time, date, code and initial the notes section on the back, and notify your supervisor

    • C. 

      Do nothing, he has the right to refuse medications. Document that you gave the medication on the MAR

    • D. 

      Crush the medication and hide it in his breakfast. Call the doctor foran order to do this every day


  • 27. 
    25. When should the Informed Consent for Medication be signed?
    • A. 

      When it gets signed is not important, as long as it gets in the file eventually

    • B. 

      Before administering or supervising the self administration of the first dose of medication to the client

    • C. 

      When the client sees the physician

    • D. 

      Informed consent is not required


  • 28. 
    26. If your validation expires, you will be required to:
    • A. 

      Revalidate within 30 days

    • B. 

      Revalidate after taking an approved medication administration course

    • C. 

      Give medications while you are wating to revalidate

    • D. 

      Revalidate within 60 days


  • 29. 
    27. According to 65G-7 unlicensed providers may be authorized to give medications by which of the following routes?
    • A. 

      Inhaled, topical, otic and oral

    • B. 

      Otic, topical, vaginal and oral

    • C. 

      Transdermanl, rectal, enteral and ophthalmic

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C


  • 30. 
    28. Individuals who self administer their own medications without supervision...
    • A. 

      Don't have to have a MAR

    • B. 

      Do have to keep their medications locked up when living in a group home

    • C. 

      Do have to have an Authorization for Medication Administration form

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 31. 
    29. Arnold is going home for the weekend. He has three different bottles of pills that he takes every day. Staff should:
    • A. 

      Give his family only the pills needed for the weekend

    • B. 

      Give his family all the medications in the original containers

    • C. 

      Perform the medication count only when Arnold returns

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 32. 
    30. Mary K. is one of the evening staff who will give medications at the CDE Group Home. She is giving the 4PM medications and discovers that on the MAR the box for that dose has already been initialed. Mary K. should:
    • A. 

      Give the medications and cross out the other initials

    • B. 

      Give medications and initial just above the box

    • C. 

      Call her supervisor

    • D. 

      Write on the back of the MAR


  • 33. 
    31. According to 65G-7 which of the following is not a medication error?
    • A. 

      Administration of the wrong dose

    • B. 

      Administration of the wrong medication

    • C. 

      Failure to document on the MAR

    • D. 

      Failure to notify the supervisor of a medication order change

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 34. 
    32. PRN Medications may be given if you have received:
    • A. 

      An order or written directions from the parents

    • B. 

      A telephone call from the health care provider

    • C. 

      An order from the healthcare provider with parameters for use that include time,maximum doses,and when to call the health care provider

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above,No PRN medications allowed


  • 35. 
    33. KP Group Home has a MAP working every shift of every day. How often do the controlled drugs need to be counted?
    • A. 

      Counted every shift change

    • B. 

      Counted weekly

    • C. 

      Counted daily

    • D. 

      Counted at least twice a day

    • E. 

      Counted Monthly


  • 36. 
    34. You would give an enteral medication...
    • A. 

      By mouth

    • B. 

      By G-tube

    • C. 

      In the ear

    • D. 

      Rectally


  • 37. 
    35. The MAR states "Seroquel 50mg, one tablet by mouth daily." The lable on the medication states "Seroquel 50mg, two tablets by mouth daily." What should you do?
    • A. 

      Give the medication as stated on the MAR

    • B. 

      Give the medication as stated on the label

    • C. 

      Check the original prescription and call the pharmacy for clarification before giving

    • D. 

      Don 't give the medication, but do leave a note for your supervisor

    • E. 

      Hold the medication until another MAP can tell you what to do


  • 38. 
    36. Which of the following apply to medication administration?
    • A. 

      The MAR and pharmacy label must match the practictioner' s written perscription

    • B. 

      The phamacist may add informative lables such as "take with meals" or " may cause drowsiness"

    • C. 

      The prescription must be kept in an easily accessible place for review

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 39. 
    37. The Medication Administration Record (MAR) must have specific information on it, including:
    • A. 

      The client's weight, hair color, and identifying marks

    • B. 

      The client's food or medication allergies

    • C. 

      The client's name

    • D. 

      The name of the health care practitioner who prescribed each medication listed

    • E. 

      B, c, and d


  • 40. 
    38. The medication assistance provider may:
    • A. 

      Give medications to a client that doesnot have a completed "Authorization for Medication Administration form or a completed "Informed Consent for Medication Administration" form

    • B. 

      Assist with vaginal suppository

    • C. 

      Administer a medication that is expired

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 41. 
    39. Marie went home for a two hour visit, but spent four hours. She missed her six o'clock Dilantin 200mg and her Seroquel 400mg. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Contact the doctor. Flollow the doctor's verbal instructions and complete the medication error report for the group home file

    • B. 

      Give Marie her medications when she gets back at eight o'clock

    • C. 

      Call the APD medical case manager, call your supervisor, and give Marie her medications when she arrives at eight o'clock

    • D. 

      Call the doctor and your supervisor. Ask the doctor to fax you instructions, and follow them when they arrive. Complete a medication error report and give it to your supervisor


  • 42. 
    40. The Validation Certificate form has a front and a back page. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      You may only give a medication if you have been validated for that route of administration

    • B. 

      Once you are validated to give oral medications, you may give medication by any route

    • C. 

      To put topical cream on a client you must have been validated by an RN or MD for topical medication

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B and C


  • 43. 
    41. Loretta's "Authorization for Medical Administration" states that she may self adminster her medications with supervision. Which of the following are true?
    • A. 

      Her medications must be centrally stored in a locked cabinet or drawer

    • B. 

      She may keep her topical medications and vitamins in her room

    • C. 

      You may assist her by inserting a rectal suppository if she is unable to do so

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C


  • 44. 
    42. A client on a new medication comes to you complaining of itching, having trouble breathing and tingling lips. What should you do first?
    • A. 

      Take the client to the doctor

    • B. 

      Call 911

    • C. 

      Call the doctor

    • D. 

      Call your supervisor


  • 45. 
    43. You may crush medications without a doctor's order
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 46. 
    44. Tadeo is authorized to self administer hsi medication with supervision. You may remove hsi pills from the bottle for him
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 47. 
    45. Francies's mother is concerned about her cough, so she brought some Robitussin for you to give her. It isi OK for you to give the Robitussin, since the client's mother wants you to
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 48. 
    46. Jolie is complaining of a headache today. She has an order for Tylenol 350mg tabs that states "give 2 tablets every four hours for temperature over 101 degrees F, call MD if fever not resolved in 24 hours of for temperature over 102.5 degrees F." You should go ahead and give her the Tylenol for the headache
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 49. 
    47. PRN stands for:
    • A. 

      As needed

    • B. 

      Four times a day

    • C. 

      Twice a day


  • 50. 
    48. BID stands for:
    • A. 

      At bedtime

    • B. 

      Over the counter

    • C. 

      Twice a day


  • 51. 
    49. PO stands for:
    • A. 

      Medication Assistance Provider

    • B. 

      By Mouth

    • C. 

      Over the counter


  • 52. 
    50. QID stands for:
    • A. 

      Before meals

    • B. 

      Four times a day

    • C. 

      No known allergies


  • 53. 
    51. OTC stands for:
    • A. 

      Over the counter

    • B. 

      As needed

    • C. 

      By mouth


  • 54. 
    52. MAP stands for:
    • A. 

      Before meals

    • B. 

      At bedtime

    • C. 

      Medication assistance provider


  • 55. 
    53. NPO stands for:
    • A. 

      As needed

    • B. 

      Nothing by mouth

    • C. 

      By mouth


  • 56. 
    54. AC or ac stands for:
    • A. 

      No known allergies

    • B. 

      Four times a day

    • C. 

      Before meals


  • 57. 
    55. NKA stands for:
    • A. 

      As needed

    • B. 

      No known allergies

    • C. 

      At bedtime


  • 58. 
    56. HS or hs stands for:
    • A. 

      At bedtime

    • B. 

      Before meals

    • C. 

      Twice a day


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