RUNNING HEAD: COLLAB SIM QUESTIONS 1
COLLAB SIM QUESTIONS 2 1.The healthcare provider ordered 500 mg Vancomycin Hydrochloride IVPB every six hours. The maximum safe dose range is 40 mg/kg/day. The client weight 165 lb. What is the maximum therapeutic dose the nurse will administer per day? 3000 mg/day 2. What is the purpose of Vancomycin Hydrochloride and what are the side effects/administration protocols? Used to treat serious infections due to MRSA, staph and strep infections and treat antibiotic associated C. diff. The adverse effects are ototoxicity, red man syndrome (flushing, rashes, tachycardia, hypotension), IM/IV injection site pain, thrombophlebitis, and renal toxicity. Monitor Vancomycin trough levels routinely after blood levels have reached a steady state. Monitor creatinine clearance for those who have renal insufficiency. 3. What are some of the risk factors that diabetics face as a result of uncontrolled blood sugars? Explain the difference between type I and type II diabetes. Discuss the diet that is appropriate for a diabetic. How it is different from a general diet?
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- Winter '15
- Vancomycin, Mitral valve prolapse, COLLAB SIM QUESTIONS