scei hltenn007 administer and monitor medicines and intravenous medication role of the en

The Assessment Task
This task requires the student to complete a written response knowledge assessment involving response questions.
Even though the EN is registered with the skills and knowledge to give IV medications what factors define whether it is in their scope of practice in the workplace?
Effective, safe documentation requires the use of the ______ clock.
Distribution, metabolism and excretion form part of the ________phase of drug distribution, while liberation and absorption make up the ___________ phase.
Anaphylaxis is a ______ consequence for patients. It is a _______ allergic reaction that can potentially cause death.
Upper airway obstruction, bronchospasm and/or hypotension are characteristic symptoms of:____
The role of the EN within a medical emergency with IV medication administration is to___;________ and _____emergency actions for acute and delayed adverse drug reactions.
A drug commonly used in the treatment of anaphylaxis is Epinephrine (adrenaline). Explain the pathophysiology of an acute anaphylactic episode requiring adrenaline. (long response)
If an anaphylactic reaction to an IV medication is identified what is the 5 immediate steps the EN should take(medium response)
Describe the main difference between drug incompatibility and a drug interaction.
When preparing to administer an intravenous push medication via a primary infusion, the nurse must first find important information. What information do you need and where will you find the information? What resources would you use? (medium response)
What complications of IV therapy do you monitor for?
What is the Visual Infusion Phlebitis Score (VIPS)?
Complete the table stating the description and nursing actions according to each stage of the VIPS (medium response
What are two primary reasons for using an IV infusion pump
Why are the following observations essential when caring for a client receiving an intravenous drug infusion?
What would a toxicology screen test indicate?
Drugs with levels that rise and fall quickly require their administration times to be adjusted to ensure the levels remain therapeutic. Why is it important to keep the serum levels of medications within the therapeutic range?
PCA is the accepted abbreviation for
9% NaCL (Normal Saline Solution, NSS) is a commonly used IV solution in many acute healthcare settings. Name three reasons why a patient may need fluid replacement.
A client is prescribed lactated Ringers (LR) solution for a surgical procedure. The purpose for prescribing these IV fluids is:
Paediatric medication doses are determined by mg/kg/day. Explain this and what is the formula you would use:
A patient is ordered Frusemide half way through a blood transfusion. Explain the indication for administration of Frusemide and observations when administering Frusemide
The client complains of loss of motion in the arm with an IV infusing. The nurse assesses the IV site and notes that the site is red, warm and swollen. What is the most likely cause and what action should be taken first?
The nurse assesses the clients IV site and determines that it has infiltrated. The nurses best response is to:
The gauge of the needle for a cannula is determined by
When the client receiving IV fluids complains of pain from the infusion, the nurse should
A clients peripheral IV infusion set up was initiated three days ago. The nurse realises that there is a need to

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