(Answered) NR565 Week 1: Prescription Writing

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Question 1

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I understand the value of doing my own work and learning this skill to support my future independent practice as a nurse practitioner.

I understand that while there may be opportunities beyond my faculty’s control to collaborate or share answers with peers, that it would not benefit my own personal and professional growth to do so.

I agree to do my own work and take personal responsibility for my learning.

Correct!

 

I do.

 

Thank you for acknowledging your personal responsibility for your learning and professional practice while acting with honesty and integrity.

 

I don’t.

 

 

Question 2

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Refill Henry Xia’s hydrochlorothiazide prescription for hypertension. He takes 25 mg a day and gets a 3-month supply with enough refills for a year. NKDA; DOB 6/9/67.

Patient Name:

DOB:

Allergies:

Medication:

Strength:

Quantity:

Directions for Use:

Indication for Use:

Refills:

Answer 1:

Correct!Henry Xia

Answer 2:

Correct!06/09/1967

Correct Answer

6/9/67

 

Answer 3:

Correct!NKDA

Answer 4:

Correct!hydrochlorothiazide

Answer 5:

Correct!25 mg

Correct Answer

25mg

 

Answer 6:

Correct!90

Answer 7:

Correct!Take one tablet by mouth daily in the morning

Answer 8:

Correct!hypertension

Correct Answer

HTN

 

Answer 9:

Correct!4

Medication: hydrochlorothiazide

Spell out the medication and avoid abbreviations to minimize errors. 

Strength: 25mg

Directions for Use: Take one tablet by mouth daily in the morning

Spell out by mouth and daily.  Specifying time of day is appropriate for some medications such as a diuretic like this medication. 

Quantity: 90

A 3-month supply will be a default of 90 days.  There is no need to consider if months have 28, 30, or 31 days.

Refills: 4

There are 12 months in a year and each prescription is providing 3 months’ worth of pills so 3 refills will total 12 months.  The original prescription covers 3 months, then 3 refills x 3 months is 9 months for a total of 12 months.

Indication for Use: hypertension

 

Question 3

/ 5 pts

Prescribe antibiotic therapy for 14-month old Brandy Mitchell who has acute otitis media. She weighs 10 kilograms and has no allergies. She has not had otitis media previously and has no allergies.

What calculation is necessary for this prescription?

Dosage calculation

Body surface area

Rule of 9s

 

Gestational age

 

Question 4

/ 5 pts

Prescribe antibiotic therapy for 14-month old Brandy Mitchell who has acute otitis media.  She weighs 10 kilograms and has no allergies. She has not had otitis media previously and has no allergies.

What are the steps to complete the dosage calculation for the drug to be ordered?

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

 

 

Question 5

/ 5 pts

Your patient weighs 22lbs. If you order Amoxicillin 80mg/kg/day by mouth divided into 2 doses in 24 hours for 10 days, how much should this patient receive? The medication strength is 400mg/5ml

 

This patient would receive  ml every  hours for  days.

Question 6

/ 5 pts

Give 74-year-old Robert Popovich, a post-operative hip replacement patient with no allergies, a hydrocodone/acetaminophen prescription to last for 5 days.

What special number that belongs to the provider is needed to prescribe this medication specifically?
 

NPI Number

 

DEA Number

 

 

Medicare Number

 

 

Driver’s License Number

 

 

Question 7

4.44 / 5 pts

Give Robert Popovich, a post-operative hip replacement patient a prescription for hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5/325 to be taken every 4-6 hours prescription to last for 5 days. Patient should be allowed to take one or two pills at a time. Patient is allergic to amoxicillin. DOB is 2/8/1946.

Patient Name:

Allergies:

Date of Birth:

Medication:

Strength:

Quantity:

Directions for Use:

Indication for Use:

Refills:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 8

/ 5 pts

Prescribe triamcinolone cream for 40-year-old Ismail Kahn who has eczema. DOB 12/9/66 with NKDA.

Using one of the resources listed for assistance, complete the prescription:

 

Patient Name:

Date of Birth:

Allergies:

Medication:

Strength:

Quantity:

Directions for Use:

Indication for Use:

Refills:

 

 

 

Question 9

/ 5 pts

Prescribe alendronate for Nancy Kozlosky to combat her recently diagnosed osteoporosis. She can get a 3-month supply and be seen in one year for a follow-up unless there are any complications or concerns. DOB 7/11/38. Nancy is allergic to codeine.

Patient Name:

Date of Birth:

Allergies:

Medication:

Strength:

Quantity:

Directions for Use:

Indication for Use:

Refills:

 

 

Question 10

/ 5 pts

What special instructions are needed for alendronate? (select all that apply)

 

Give with water

 

 

Give with milk

 

 

Take 30 minutes before first food, drink, or medication

 

 

Take with food to aid if absorption

 

 

Avoid lying down for 30 minutes

 

 

Avoid lying down for at least 2 hours

 

Alendronate should be taken with water 30 minutes before first food, drink, or medication as it requires the acidic environment of the stomach to be activated.  The patient should avoid lying down for 30 minutes.

 

Question 11

/ 5 pts

What lab should be drawn before alendronate is ordered and monitored at regular intervals during treatment with this drug?

 

Platelet Count

 

 

Liver Function Test

 

 

Red Blood Cell Count

 

Creatinine Level

 

 

 

Quiz Score: 49.44 out of 50

 

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