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Clinical Nursing Skills

Check Your Understanding Questions

Clinical Nursing SkillsCheck Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
Describe the process for administering oral medications.
2 .
What instructions should the nurse provide to the patient when administering medications via the sublingual or buccal route?
3 .
What are the five rights of delegating medication administration?
4 .
What is the maximum volume that can be injected intradermally, subcutaneously, and intramuscularly?
5 .
Explain which insulins may be mixed together and which may not.
6 .
What are the benefits associated with prefilled cartridges?
7 .
What is the appropriate needle gauge and length to use for an ID injection?
8 .
What is the appropriate needle gauge and length to use for an SQ injection?
9 .
Describe how to perform the Z-track method and why it may be used to administer IM medications.
10 .
The nurse is preparing to administer a hormonal medication by the IM route. What size needle (length and gauge) should the nurse use to administer the medication?
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