Take The Medication Administration Quiz Questions!

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Are you pursuing the medication administration profession? Take this medication administration quiz to check how well do you know about this profession. The medical administration is very important to ensure that the medications being given to a patient are accurate and safe. With this quiz, you can check yourself on the knowledge of a medical administrator and see if it is suitable for you or not. After all the correct answers, you will get a perfect score. You can share the quiz with others also who are into this profession.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is NOT an appropriate action when a patient, who is legally responsible for their care, refuses a medication?
    • A. 

      Notify the ordering physician of the patient's refusal to take medication.

    • B. 

      Document the patient's refusal to take medication and the education that you provided.

    • C. 

      Explain the consequences for not taking the medication.

    • D. 

      Force the patient to take it anyway.

  • 2. 
    What is the minimum amount of times that you check the medication label before administering the medication?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    You must administer the medication within _____ of the scheduled time.
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      45 minutes

  • 4. 
    How many times do you check a medication calculation?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    All of the following are required sources to confirm the patient's identity before administering medication EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Patient's Identification Bracelet

    • B. 

      Patient's room/bed number

    • C. 

      Ask the patient

    • D. 

      Patient's chart

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is used to minimize skin irritation by sealing the medication in muscle tissue?
    • A. 

      Any right drug

    • B. 

      Z-track method

    • C. 

      Some drugs combined with steroids

    • D. 

      A drug that you prepared

  • 7. 
    Which part of a syringe is pushed to move the fluid out?
    • A. 

      Needle

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Barrel

    • D. 

      Plunger

  • 8. 
    Which injection is given into the subcutaneous tissues for a sustained release? (insulin)
    • A. 

      Intravenous

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous

    • C. 

      Intramuscular

    • D. 

      Intradermal

  • 9. 
    Which part of a syringe holds medication.?
    • A. 

      Needle

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Barrel

    • D. 

      Plunger

  • 10. 
    What must be done by the nurse to ensure key steps are followed while administering medication?
    • A. 

      Check for discoloration and expiration of the drug.

    • B. 

      Verify the amount of medication that has already been used.

    • C. 

      Confirm with the patient’s physician that he issued the prescription.

    • D. 

      Verify the date the prescription was written.