You are preparing a label for prepackaged medication; a combination drug has
been prescribed so you must list ______________the names for all active
The devices used to deliver unit dose packages to nursing units are called
Each cassette contains ________________to hold the medications (usually for the
next 24 hours) for a particular patient.
Cassette drawers are filled using the _________________________ as guides.
The medications in a drawer may be divided by ______________or by ________.
You are preparing cassettes for delivery to a nursing unit. The order for one of the
patients is for two aspirin tablets three times a day. You need to place
_____________ tablets in the drawer for that patient.
After the cassettes for a nursing unit have been filled, it should be checked by a
Before exchanging cassettes, it is important to be sure that the ______________
dose of medication in the old cassette has already been given. The new cassette
must arrive early enough for the _____________to check it prior to administration
of the first dose.
You will make profile sheet entries regarding discontinuation of medication or
discharge of a patient from a hospital when the _________________ authorizing
the changes is forwarded to the pharmacy from the nursing unit.
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