Pharm-Endocrine Meds.docx - KEY All un-highlighted questions are required for Patho-Pharm 1 Red Text = Should Understand Green Text = Absolutely Should

Pharm-Endocrine Meds.docx - KEY All un-highlighted...

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Endocrine Medications 1. The nurse is teaching a client how to mix regular insulin and NPH insulin in the same syringe. Which action, if performed by the client, indicates the need for further teaching? 1.Withdraws the NPH insulin first2.Withdraws the regular insulin first3.Injects air into NPH insulin vial first4.Injects an amount of air equal to the desired dose of insulin into each vialCorrect answer: 4Rationale: When preparing a mixture of short-acting insulin, such as regular insulin, with another insulin preparation, the short-acting insulin is drawn into the syringe first. This sequence will avoid contaminating the vial of short-acting insulin with insulin of another type. Options 2, 3, and 4 identify correct actions for preparing NPH and short-acting insulin. 2. The home care nurse visits a client recently diagnosed with diabetes mellitus who is taking Humulin NPH insulin daily. The client asks the nurse how to store the unopened vials of insulin. The nurse should tell the client to take which action? KEY: All un-highlighted questions are required for Patho-Pharm 1 Red Text = Should Understand Green Text = Absolutely Should Know Yellow Highlight = Patho-Pharm 2 Material (Skip in Patho-Pharm 1) Blue Highlight = Skip (In both Patho-Pharm 1 & 2)
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3. Glimepiride is prescribed for a client with diabetes mellitus. The nurse instructs the client thatwhich food items are mostacceptable to consume while taking this medication? Select all that apply.
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