Notify the ordering physician of the patient's refusal to take medication.
Document the patient's refusal to take medication and the education that you provided.
Explain the consequences for not taking the medication.
Force the patient to take it anyway.
Patient's Identification Bracelet
Patient's room/bed number
Ask the patient
Any right drug
Some drugs combined with steroids
A drug that you prepared
Check for discoloration and expiration of the drug.
Verify the amount of medication that has already been used.
Confirm with the patient’s physician that he issued the prescription.
Verify the date the prescription was written.