Nursing Department Policy 4

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Nursing Department Policy 4 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The planned preventive maintenance of the Tulip HCC equipment is done by which company?

    • A.

      Home Health Medical

    • B.

      Bin Ali Medical Supples

    • C.

      IBN Services

    Correct Answer
    B. Bin Ali Medical Supples
    Explanation
    Bin Ali Medical Supplies is the company responsible for the planned preventive maintenance of the Tulip HCC equipment.

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  • 2. 

    Who will perform the planned preventive maintenance for the equipment provided by the hospital?

    • A.

      Bin Al Medical Services

    • B.

      New Medical Suppliers and Maintenance

    • C.

      The issuing hospital through the patient family.

    • D.

      Biomedical Services Inc.

    Correct Answer
    C. The issuing hospital through the patient family.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The issuing hospital through the patient family." This means that the hospital will be responsible for arranging and performing the planned preventive maintenance for the equipment provided. They will coordinate with the patient's family to ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and serviced on a regular basis.

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  • 3. 

    The purpose of medication management policy is/are? Select all that apply.

    • A.

      To provide guidelines for the instruction of patients/families/ caregivers regarding the safe and effective use of medication.

    • B.

      To serve as Physician's directive to be followed.

    • C.

      To ensure that all medications are handled in a manner consistent with the packaging and storage recommendations of the manufacturer.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. To provide guidelines for the instruction of patients/families/ caregivers regarding the safe and effective use of medication.
    C. To ensure that all medications are handled in a manner consistent with the packaging and storage recommendations of the manufacturer.
    Explanation
    The purpose of the medication management policy is to provide guidelines for instructing patients/families/caregivers on the safe and effective use of medication. It also aims to ensure that all medications are handled according to the packaging and storage recommendations of the manufacturer.

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  • 4. 

    Fill in the blank. The medications orders for Tulip Health Care patients shall be delivered to the designated pharmacy at least ____ hours prior to the patient’s discharged from home or medications should be picked up or purchased from the pharmacy together with the prescription of the ordering physician.

    Correct Answer(s)
    24
    Explanation
    The medications orders for Tulip Health Care patients shall be delivered to the designated pharmacy at least 24 hours prior to the patient's discharge from home or medications should be picked up or purchased from the pharmacy together with the prescription of the ordering physician. This time frame allows for the pharmacy to prepare the medications and ensure they are ready for the patient's discharge or pick-up. It also ensures that there is enough time for any necessary communication or coordination between the ordering physician and the pharmacy.

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  • 5. 

    Medication order shall be complete with clear instructions from the referring hospital upon the patient’s discharge from the hospital, patient’s discharge from ER visit or coming from a routine scheduled hospital visit (dose, route, frequency…etc.)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that a medication order should be complete with clear instructions from the referring hospital upon the patient's discharge from the hospital, patient's discharge from an ER visit, or coming from a routine scheduled hospital visit. This means that when a patient is discharged or transferred from one healthcare facility to another, there should be clear instructions regarding the medication dose, route, frequency, and other relevant information to ensure safe and effective treatment.

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  • 6. 

    All medications of the patient are properly distributed and spaced out throughout the day for administration as prescribed for its optimal therapeutic effect, at the same time it is scheduled best in the times/shift of the nursing service.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer is that proper distribution and spacing of medications throughout the day ensures that the patient receives the prescribed dosage at the right time for maximum therapeutic effect. Additionally, scheduling the administration of medications to align with the nursing service's times/shifts ensures that there is adequate staff available to monitor the patient's response and provide any necessary support or assistance.

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  • 7. 

    In times/shifts that there is no nursing service with the patient and a medication is to be administered, the designee of the family in the absence of the nurse will administer the medication, the nurse is responsible to?

    • A.

      Stay with the patient until the due time of medication.

    • B.

      Prepare the medicine and instruct the designee on how to administer the medication.

    • C.

      Administer the medication before leaving the patient.

    Correct Answer
    B. Prepare the medicine and instruct the designee on how to administer the medication.
    Explanation
    The nurse is responsible for preparing the medicine and instructing the designee on how to administer the medication. This ensures that the medication is given correctly and safely in the absence of the nurse. The nurse may also stay with the patient until the due time of medication, but this is not explicitly stated as their responsibility in this scenario. Administering the medication before leaving the patient is not mentioned as a responsibility of the nurse in this situation.

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  • 8. 

    The nurse identifies each medication and the reason it was prescribed to the person served when administering medication.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The nurse identifies each medication and the reason it was prescribed to the person served when administering medication. This statement is true because it is important for the nurse to have a clear understanding of the purpose of each medication being administered to ensure the correct dosage and to monitor for any potential side effects or adverse reactions. Additionally, providing information about the medication to the person receiving it helps promote patient education and involvement in their own healthcare.

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  • 9. 

    Your patient underwent brain surgery last week, you noticed that the Physician prescribed 4 mg tablet once a day. What would be your action?

    • A.

      Administer the medicine and observe signs of chest pain.

    • B.

      Administer the medicine right away.

    • C.

      Clarify the order to the Physician and remind him that the patient recently underwent surgery.

    • D.

      Clarify the order to the patient to determine why the Physician prescribed it.

    Correct Answer
    C. Clarify the order to the Physician and remind him that the patient recently underwent surgery.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to clarify the order to the Physician and remind him that the patient recently underwent surgery. This action is necessary because the patient just had brain surgery, and it is important to ensure that the prescribed medication is appropriate for the patient's condition and recovery process. By clarifying the order and reminding the Physician about the recent surgery, the healthcare professional can ensure that the medication dosage and frequency are safe and suitable for the patient's current situation.

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  • 10. 

    Remove the needle cap with the non-dominant hand, pulling it straight off.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is true because when removing the needle cap, it is recommended to use the non-dominant hand and pull it straight off. This technique ensures that the cap is removed safely and prevents any accidental injuries.

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