Medication Training Trivia Quiz

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Medication Training Trivia Quiz - Quiz

The following quiz is intended to be taken after you have completed the Medication Administration Training on Page 1. If you have not reviewed this training, please do so before completing this quiz.
The quiz consists of 10 questions regarding the proper procedure for administering medication to your foster child. Please be sure to answer all questions. At the end of the quiz you may choose to print out a certificate for your records if you would like.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is important to pass along any information regarding medication procedures and administration to family members or anyone who may be caring for your foster child.  true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to pass along information about medication procedures and administration to family members or caregivers of foster children to ensure their proper care and safety. This helps in maintaining consistency and accuracy in medication administration, preventing any potential errors or complications.

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  • 2. 

    It is ok to give your foster child a medication from another child's bottle, as long as the medication and dosage is the same.  true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is not okay to give your foster child a medication from another child's bottle, even if the medication and dosage are the same. Each child's medication should be properly labeled and administered according to their specific needs and medical history. Sharing medications can lead to potential health risks and complications.

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  • 3. 

    When should you verify that you are giving the correct medication to the correct child?  (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Taking medication from storage

    • B.

      Pouring medication into med cup

    • C.

      After the child has taken the medication

    • D.

      Putting medication back into storage

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Taking medication from storage
    B. Pouring medication into med cup
    D. Putting medication back into storage
    Explanation
    You should verify that you are giving the correct medication to the correct child when taking medication from storage, pouring medication into a med cup, and putting medication back into storage. This is important to ensure that the right medication is given to the right child, preventing any potential errors or mix-ups. Verifying at these points helps to maintain medication safety and avoid any potential harm to the child.

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  • 4. 

    Determine who will give child medication and establishing a routine are practical tips for administrating medication to children.  true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that determining who will give the child medication and establishing a routine are practical tips for administering medication to children. This implies that these tips are effective and useful in ensuring that children receive their medication properly. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct and these tips are indeed practical for administering medication to children.

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  • 5. 

    What is the best way to get a resistant child to take their medication?

    • A.

      Tie their arms down and force feed them

    • B.

      Take a break and come try again when the child is calm

    • C.

      Bribe them with candy

    • D.

      Hide it in their food

    Correct Answer
    B. Take a break and come try again when the child is calm
    Explanation
    Taking a break and trying again when the child is calm is the best way to get a resistant child to take their medication. Forcing a child to take medication by tying their arms down and force-feeding them is not only unethical but can also cause trauma and resistance in the long run. Bribing them with candy may create a reliance on rewards and may not address the underlying issue. Hiding the medication in their food can lead to distrust and may not be effective if the child notices. Therefore, waiting for the child to calm down and approaching the situation with patience and understanding is the most appropriate approach.

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  • 6. 

    It is unsafe to administer an expired epi pen to a child experiencing anaphylaxis. true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Administering an expired epi pen to a child experiencing anaphylaxis can be unsafe. An expired epi pen may not contain the necessary amount of epinephrine, which is the medication needed to treat anaphylaxis. Using an expired epi pen may not provide the proper dose of medication, potentially putting the child at risk of a severe allergic reaction. Therefore, it is important to always check the expiration date of an epi pen before using it.

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  • 7. 

    Which is not an example of an undesired effect of medication.  (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Headaches

    • B.

      Vomiting

    • C.

      Loose bowel movements

    • D.

      Dry mouth

    • E.

      Cold hands

    Correct Answer
    E. Cold hands
    Explanation
    Cold hands is not an example of an undesired effect of medication because it is not typically listed as a side effect or adverse reaction to any specific medication. While headaches, vomiting, loose bowel movements, and dry mouth are commonly reported as undesired effects of certain medications, cold hands is not commonly associated with medication use.

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  • 8. 

    Flushing unused medication down the toilet is an acceptable way to dispose of medication. true or false?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Flushing unused medication down the toilet is not an acceptable way to dispose of medication. Flushing medication can contaminate water sources and harm aquatic life. It is recommended to follow proper disposal methods such as using drug take-back programs, returning medication to a pharmacy, or using medication disposal bags or containers.

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  • 9. 

    If you  have any questions regarding a child's medication you should...(check all that apply)

    • A.

      Consult with a doctor

    • B.

      Talk with your case manager

    • C.

      Give the child the medication and hope for the best

    • D.

      Talk with the child's legal guardian

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Consult with a doctor
    B. Talk with your case manager
    D. Talk with the child's legal guardian
    Explanation
    If you have any questions regarding a child's medication, it is important to consult with a doctor. They are the medical professionals who can provide accurate information and guidance regarding the medication. Additionally, talking with your case manager is also important as they can provide support and assistance in managing the child's medication. Finally, talking with the child's legal guardian is crucial as they have the authority to make decisions regarding the child's healthcare and can provide important information about the child's medical history.

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