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HCS 260 Week 1 Individual Assignment Nurse Practice Act and Medication Administration Paper

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Nurse Practice Act and Medication Administration Paper Week 1 Research your state’s Nurse Practice Act and how it relates to medication administration as a registered nurse (RN). Include the following in this 1,050- to 1,750-word APA-formatted paper: How does the RN’s scope of practice differ from that of the licensed practical nurse (LPN)? How does your state deal with impaired professionals? Compare your research to your workplace. Do those at your workplace follow the rules? Describe three principles of safe medication in response to medication errors Include a minimum of three references Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Attach Certificate of Originality document ==================================

HCS 260 Week 1 Week One Drug Calculation Quiz

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Directions: Show all calculations needed to answer the questions. You may use a calculator. 1.The order reads Lasix™ 10 mg po. On hand, you have Lasix™ 20 mg tabs. How much will you give 2.The order reads Valium™ 10 mg po. On hand, you have Valium™ 2.5 mg tabs. How much will you give 3.The order reads Dilantin™ 200 mg liquid po. On hand, you have Dilantin™ 125 mg/5 ml. How much will you give 4.The order reads Amoxil™ 500 mg. On hand, you have 200 mg/5 ml. How much will you give 5.The order reads Omnicef™ 300mg. On hand, you have 125/5 ml. How much will you give 6.The order reads levothyroxine 0.150 mg IV. On hand, you have a levothyroxine vial with 1,000 mcg/5 ml. How much will you give 7.The order reads Tylenol™ 10 mg/kg po. On hand, you have 160 mg/5 ml. The child weighs 88 pounds. How much will you give 8.The order reads Bactrim 160/800 qd. On hand, you have Bactrim suspension 40/200/5 ml. The child weighs 44 pounds. How much will you give 9.The order reads Protonix™ 8 mg/hr IV over 60 minutes. On hand, you have a 40mg granule packet to be mixed in 50 cc NS. Your IV tubing delivers 10 gtts/min. How much will you set the pump to deliver cc/hr 10.The order reads Ancef™ 1.5g IV in 50cc NS to infuse over 1 hour. On hand, you have a vial of Ancef™ that reads “add 3cc NS to yield


500mg/ml.” Your IV tubing delivers 10 gtts/min. How much Ancef™ will you add to the NS ==================================

HCS 260 Week 2 Week Two Drug Calculation Quiz

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Week Two Drug Calculation Quiz Answer Key Directions: Show all calculations needed to answer the questions. You may use a calculator. Questions 11 and 12 are IV calculations. Use the information below to complete those questions. IV Calculations · Drip rate is the number of drops per minute to be infused (gtt/min). · Drip factor of the tubing is found on the manufacturer's packaging. (expressed as gtt/ml). · If the problem states microdrops (microgtts), then the drip factor of the tubing is 60 gtt/ml. The order reads Lasix™ 40mg po. On hand, you have Lasix™ 80 mg tabs. How much will you give The order reads Effexor™ XR 75 mg po. On hand, you have Effexor™ 37.5 mg caps. How much will you give The order reads Phenergan™ 25 mg liquid po. On hand, you have Phenergan™ 5 mg/ml. How much will you give The order reads Keflex™ 250mg po. On hand, you have Keflex™ suspension 100 mg/5 ml. How much will you give The order reads dextromethorphan 20 mg po. On hand, you have dextromethorphan 10 mg/5 ml. How much will you give The order reads heparin 10,000 u SQ. On hand, you have a heparin vial with 25,000 units/1 ml. How much will you give


The order reads Tylenol™ 10 mg/kg po. On hand, you have 100 mg/5 ml. The child weighs 66 pounds. How much will you give The order reads ursodiol 8mg/kg/day qd. On hand, you have ursodiol 200mg tabs. The man weighs 165 pounds. How much will you give The order reads Flagyl™ 6.25mg/kg IVPB in 50 cc NS over 30 minutes. On hand, you have Flagyl™ 1000 mg powder vial. The vial reads as follows: Dilute in with 3 cc to yield 1000 mg/3 cc. The patient weighs 176 pounds. How much will you add to the 50 cc of NS The order reads Vancomycin HCL 15mg/kg IVPB in NS to infuse over 1 hour. On hand you have a vial of Vancomycin that reads: Add 250ml NS to yield 5.4mg/ml. You patient weight is 198lbs. How much will you give The order reads IV fluids D5NS 4 Liters over 24 hours. Drip factor of the tubing is 15 gtt/ml. What is the drip rate The order reads D5 ½ NS at 175 ml/hr for 2 hours. Drip factor of the tubing is 15 gtt/ml. What is the drip rate ==================================

HCS 260 Week 2 Week Two Drug Class Quiz

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HCS 260 Week 3 Individual Assignment Case Study Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Systems

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Case Study – Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Systems A 16-year-old female athlete with asthma, hypothyroidism, and a history of anorexia nervosa is admitted for dehydration after a track meet. She has recently been binging and purging, and she competed in a track meet today in 100 °F heat. Her medications include the following: · Albuterol 2 puffs q 4 hours prn · Maxair™ 2 puffs q 4 hours prn · Synthroid® 100 mc po qd She is 5 feet 5 in. tall and weighs 94 pounds. A central line was placed, and the patient is on TPN. Answer the following questions: · What are the pharmacokinetics (precautions, adverse effects, interactions, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion)and pharmacodynamics of each medication? · How will the side effects of each medication listed influence your physical assessment of the patient? · Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects of the drugs. Indicate at least two safety issues per medication pertinent to the patient’s diagnosis. Assume that you have adhered to the five rights of medication administration. Include your rationale for your decision. What educational information should you provide to the patient and her family about gastrointestinal and endocrine drugs? ==================================

HCS 260 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Patient Education Information

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HCS 260 Week 3 Week Three Drug Calculation Quiz

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Week Three Drug Calculation Quiz Directions: Show all calculations needed to answer the questions. You may use a calculator. The order reads 1 Valtrex™ 1000 mg po. On hand, you have Valtrex™ 400 mg tabs. How much will you give The order reads Cipro™ 750 mg po. On hand, you have Cipro™ 500 mg caps. How much will you give The order reads lactulose 2000 mg po. On hand, you have lactolose 10 gm/15 ml. How much will you give The order reads Levaquin™ 500 mg IV. On hand, you have Levaquin™ sol 25 mg/ml. How much will you give The order reads Levisin 0.25 mg IV. On hand, you have Levisin 0.125 ml sol. How much will you give The order reads lorazepam 0.5mg IM. On hand you have a lorazepam multidose vial with 5 mg/5 ml. How much will you give The order reads Lovenox™ 1 mg/kg SC. On hand you have Lovenox™ 300 mg/3 ml. The person weighs 166 pounds. How much will you give The order reads meperidine 1.25 mg/kg IM. On hand, you have meperidine 100 mg/10 ml. The man weighs 195 pounds. How much will you give


The order reads Solu-Medrol™ 1.5mg/kg IVP. On hand, you have a vial of Solu-Medrol™ 40 mg powder. The vial reads as follows: Dilute with 10 cc NS. The person weighs 76 pounds. How much will you give The order reads penicillin G aqueous 250,000 units/kg IVPB in NS to infuse over 30 minutes. On hand, you have a vial of penicillin G aqueous that reads as follows: Add 250 cc NS to yield 10 million units/ml. You patient weight is 48 pounds. How much will you give ==================================

HCS 260 Week 3 Week Three Drug Class Quiz

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HCS 260 Week 4 Individual Assignment Case Study Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Case Study – Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems A 56-year-old obese African American male was transported by the paramedics to the emergency room (ER) after c/o severe substernal chest pain radiating to his back. His EKG showed elevated ST-segments, and his blood pressure was 210/110. Upon arrival in the ER, his cardiac enzymes were elevated, and his blood pressure was 190/110. His admitting diagnosis is acute MI. While waiting for an ICU bed, your patient becomes increasingly agitated with


a blood pressure reading of 90/60, and he rates his chest pain as an 8 on a scale of 1 to 10. Medications started in the ER include the following: · Nitroglycerin drip 10 mcg/kg/min · Heparin 80 u/kg bolus x1, then 18 u/kg/hr · Morphine Sulfate 2-4 mg IV push prn pain, o2 n/c, keep sats >94% Answer the following questions: · What are the pharmacokinetics (precautions, adverse effects, interactions, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion) and pharmacodynamics of each medication? · How will the side effects of each medication influence your physical assessment of the patient? · Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects of the drugs. Indicate at least two safety issues per medication that are pertinent to the patient’s diagnosis. Assume that you have adhered to the five rights of medication administration. Include your rationale for your choices. What educational information should you provide to the patient and his family on cardiovascular and respiratory system drugs? ==================================

HCS 260 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Nursing Interventions

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HCS 260 Week 4 Week Four Drug Calculation Quiz

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Week Four Drug Calculation Quiz Directions: Show all calculations needed to answer the questions. You may use a calculator. The order reads 1 methotrexate 7.5 mg tabs po. On hand, you have methotrexate 2.5 mg tabs. How much will you give The order reads B12 1,000 mcg IM. On hand, you have B12 1 mg/ml. How much will you give The order reads Megace™ 1,250 mg po. On hand, you have Megace™ 625 mg/5 ml. How much will you give The order reads Vasotec™ 0.625 mg IV. On hand, you have a Vasotec™ vial containing 3 ml yielding 1.25 mg/ml. How much will you give The order reads gentamicin 1.7 mg/kg IM. On hand, you have gentamicin 10 mg/ml. The person weighs 166 pounds. How much will you give The order reads Solu-Medrol™ 200 mg IVP. On hand you have SoluMedrol™ multidose vial 1 gm/5 ml. How much will you give


The order reads heparin 75,000 units s.c. On hand, you have heparin 10,000 units/1 ml. How much will you give The order reads ibuprofen 7 mg/kg po. On hand, you have ibuprofen 40 mg/ml. The child weighs 45 pounds. How much will you give The order reads Zofran™ 0.15 mg/kg IVP. On hand, you have Zofran™ 4 mg/5 ml. The person weighs 276 pounds. How much will you give The order reads Rocephin™ 50 mg/kg IV in 100 cc NS to infuse over 30 minutes. On hand, you have vials that state: Add 10 cc NS to yield 1 gm/ml. Your patient weighs 38 pounds. How much will you give ==================================

HCS 260 Week 4 Week Four Drug Class Quiz

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HCS 260 Week 5 Individual Assignment Case Study Immune System

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Case Study – Immune System A 52-year-old male is admitted to the burn unit with second- and thirddegree burns on his right arm, which will require skin grafts. He is HIV


positive and he has hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, and depression with a generalized anxiety disorder. He is currently taking · Lopressor™ 50 mg po qd · Zocor™ 20 mg po qhs · BuSpar™ 10 mg po t.i.d · Paxil™ 20 mg po qd He will be given morphine via PCA, 2 mg/hr basal rate with 2 mg on demand q 10 minutes with lock out set at 10 mg/hr. During his hospital stay, his physician has him stop taking Paxil™ and start taking Prozac™ without changing his other medications. Answer the following questions: · What are the pharmacokinetics (precautions, adverse effects, interactions, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion) and pharmacodynamics of each medication? · How will the side effects of each medication listed influence your physical assessment of the patient? · Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects of the drugs. Indicate at least two safety issues, per medication, pertinent to the patient’s diagnosis. Assume that you have adhered to the five rights of medication administration. Include your rationale for your decision. · What educational information should you provide for the patient and his family on immune system drugs? ==================================

HCS 260 Week 5 Individual Assignment Case Study Nervous System

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Mrs. H is a 45-year-old woman recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and is going to begin amantadine 50 mg po bid and Sinemet™CR 1 tab bid. She is already being treated for gastric ulcers with Nexium™ 40 mg qd. The physician is trying to explain the need for long-term medication therapy that may also need to be adjusted as her disease progresses. Answer the following questions: 1. What are the pharmacokinetics (precautions, adverse effects, interactions, absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion) and pharmacodynamics of each medication? 2. How will the side effects of each medication listed influence your physical assessment of the patient? 3. Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects of the drugs. Indicate at least two safety issues, per medication, pertinent to the patient’s diagnosis. Assume that you have adhered to the five rights of medication administration. Include your rationale for your decision. 4. What educational information should you provide to the patient and her family about nervous system drugs? ==================================

HCS 260 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Case Study Presentation

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com The Case Study 62 year-old male with a long-standing history of poorly controlled hypertension and chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) presents shortness of breath EKG revealed normal sinus rhythm (NS) with a rate of 104 and nonspecific ST wave changes.


Troponin and creatine kinase (CK-MB) bands were normal as was his VQ scan and D-dimer lab test Complex Case Study Presentation Prepare a 20-minute presentation on a case study assigned by your instructor. In this presentation, you must do the following: Answer the questions posed in the case study. Identify core drug knowledge for drugs identified in your case study. Identify patient variables relevant to drugs in your case study. Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects for drugs in your case study. Describe appropriate educational information—for patients and families—on drugs in your case study. Format your references consistent with APA guidelines. ==================================

HCS 260 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Complex Case Study Presentation (Lady on Drugs Case Study)

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Complex Case Study Presentation Prepare a paper on a case study assigned by your instructor. In this paper, you must do the following: Answer the questions posed in the case study. Identify core drug knowledge for drugs identified in your case study. Identify patient variables relevant to drugs in your case study. Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects for drugs in your case study. Describe appropriate educational information—for patients and families—on drugs in your case study.


Format your Paper consistent with APA guidelines. ==================================

HCS 260 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Complex Case Study Presentation

For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Complex Case Study Presentation Prepare a paper on a case study assigned by your instructor. In this paper, you must do the following: Answer the questions posed in the case study. Identify core drug knowledge for drugs identified in your case study. Identify patient variables relevant to drugs in your case study. Describe nursing interventions to enhance the therapeutic effects and decrease adverse effects for drugs in your case study. Describe appropriate educational information—for patients and families—on drugs in your case study. Format your Paper consistent with APA guidelines. ==================================

HCS 260 Week 5 Week Five Drug Class Quiz

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