Scusd Medication Administration Etraining Quiz

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Scusd Medication Administration Etraining Quiz

If you are a member of Scusd then you must have attended the training on medical administration this last week. How attentive were you and do you think you came out of the training more knowledgeable than when you came in. Why don’t we take yourself down memory lane and see just how much you recall, all you have to do is answer the questions below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Education Code 49423 states
    • A. 

      ALL school personnel should be able to administer medications to a student

    • B. 

      ANY medication may be administered to a student with the written consent of a parent or guardian

    • C. 

      A school must obtain a written note from a doctor or proper healthcare provider stating medication to be given, route, dose and frequency for an individual

  • 2. 
    Types of medications usually present in a school setting include:
    • A. 

      Short-term use medications

    • B. 

      Over-the Counter medications

    • C. 

      Emergency medications

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When it comes to medication administration, “Universal Precautions” means:
    • A. 

      Proper hand washing before and after giving medications

    • B. 

      Using bare hands if medication has to be placed directly in a child’s mouth

    • C. 

      Watch a child self- administer medication so that you do not have to touch the medication

  • 4. 
    When administering medications all of the following should NOT be done EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Do NOT borrow medications from another individual

    • B. 

      Do NOT give expired or discolored medications

    • C. 

      Do NOT ask the child for his or her name

    • D. 

      Do NOT return unused medications back into their container if already removed

  • 5. 
    Requirements for proper administration of medication include all EXCEPT:     
    • A. 

      Obtaining a written note from a parent or guardian AND a health care provider with a list of medication consented to be administered.

    • B. 

      A written note regarding a list of medications to be administered only has to be obtained once throughout a child’s time in the school.

    • C. 

      The written note containing a child’s list of medications should include the name of the child, medication to be taken, how much, what route, and at what time.

  • 6. 
    The person to whom you are about to administer a medication to should match with the name of the person on the medication container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The FIVE RIGHTS to proper medication administration include the right person, the right medication, the right dose, the right route, and the right frequency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It is ok to skip checking the five rights once one becomes familiar with the child and the medication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Do NOT administer unlabeled medications or medications with incomplete instructions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is ok to give an expired medication if it still looks ok to give.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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