Unformatted text preview: o the reason certain drug forms should not be crushed (and which ones) o rationale for selecting one injection site over another o How to locate injection sites o Injection techniques including air lock and z-track o significant safety considerations o “rights” of medication administration o appropriate needle length & gauge selection for certain patients/drugs • math-related dosage problems including o metric conversions o drug dosage calculation o IV rate calculations (ml/hr, gtt/min , etc.) Use this as a guide, but please, remember that all information covered in lecture or assigned reading this quarter is considered “fair game” for a comprehensive final exam....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course NURSING 105 taught by Professor Copeland during the Winter '09 term at Grand Valley State.
- Winter '09