In a perfect world, medication would always be administered by a professional, but sometimes there’s no other choice. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to help somebody take their medication, for example, if you work with children and some of them have medical requirements, then this quiz for unlicensed personnel will help provide you with a base level of knowledge regarding the topic.
Your co-worker complains of indigestion after eating pizza
You hear a sound indicating that someone has accessed the AED
The heat index for the day is supposed to be over 100 degrees
The weartherman reports a high pollen count for the day
Do you need a drink of water?
Would you like to sit and rest?
Do you have asthma?
How long have you had that cough?
Go to the nursing office with the student
Open the medication book and look for the student's medication order and medication administration (MAR) sheet.
Perform the 5 rights of medication administration.
Unlock the medication cabinet and obtain the medication.
Have the student take the medication
You should have the student take both puffs of medication back to back without waiting between puffs.
All the above
1 and 2
1, 2, and 3
All the above
Hand the medication bottle back to the parent.
Accept the medication
Explain that you need physician orders signed by the doctor and parent to be able to give medication at school.
Explain to the parent that he/she should turn in the order form and medication at one time to avoid any confusion or errors.
C and D
The school nurse
The parent, the school nurse, and the administrator/principal.
A and B
Find the Medication Administration Record in the medication book.
Find the student’s MAR for the medication you are giving.
In the appropriate box for the correct date, write the time and your initials in the box.
Sign in the signature block at the bottom of the page.
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