Medication Administration Multiple Choice Questions Quiz!

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Medication Administration Multiple Choice Questions Quiz!

Are you into the profession of medical administration? To check your knowledge, you can take this medication administration multiple-choice questions quiz. The medical administration plays a vital role in ensuring that the medications given to a patient are accurate and safe. If you are into any medical profession, you will be given training on this medical administration. With this quiz, you can check how well you have understood the job medical administrator. Take the quiz and do share your result!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You have been instructed to administer oral medication (Ranitidine 150mg) to a patient. What is the minimum of times the nurse should check the medication label before administering this drug?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a common route for administering medication?
    • A. 

      Oral

    • B. 

      Intramuscular

    • C. 

      Intravenous

    • D. 

      Intraosmolar

  • 3. 
    1. The route describes how the medication is actually given to or taken by the patient. Which of the following is true regarding the medication routes
    • A. 

      Most medications administered by the nurse are by injection.

    • B. 

      Drugs administered by the sublingual route have a relatively slow absorption rate.

    • C. 

      All tablets are administered by the oral route.

    • D. 

      The route can be determined by the nurse.

  • 4. 
    The six rights for medication administration
    • A. 

      Right medication, right route, right date, right documentation, right dose, right time.

    • B. 

      Right patient, right medication, right time, right prescription, right date, and documentation.

    • C. 

      Right dose, right route, right date, right symptoms, right document, right medication.

    • D. 

      Right dose, right patient, right formulation, right documentation, and right medication.

  • 5. 
    To  ensure that key steps are followed during administering medication, the nurse should
    • A. 

      Verify the date the prescription was written.

    • B. 

      Verify the amount of medication that has already been used.

    • C. 

      Check for discoloration and expiration of the drug.

    • D. 

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

  • 6. 
    What is used to minimize local skin irritation by sealing the medication in muscle tissue?
    • A. 

      Z-track method

    • B. 

      As you prepare it

    • C. 

      Some combined with steroids

    • D. 

      Right drug

  • 7. 
    Name the calibrated cylinder that holds medication.
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Adverse reaction

    • C. 

      15-30 seconds

    • D. 

      Barrel

  • 8. 
    Name the part of a syringe that is pushed to move the fluid out.
    • A. 

      Barrel

    • B. 

      Otic drugs

    • C. 

      Plunger

    • D. 

      Delivered at 45-degree angle

  • 9. 
    Which device attaches the needle to the barrel.
    • A. 

      Sublingual

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      15-30 seconds

    • D. 

      Right route

  • 10. 
    Name the injection that is given into the subcutaneous tissues for a sustained release. (insulin)
    • A. 

      Drug-drug interaction

    • B. 

      Vaccines

    • C. 

      Barrel

    • D. 

      Subcutaneous

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