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12. An APN is examining a patient who has a large list of daily medications. The opportunity arises to provide patient education about the medications.Which question should the APN ask the patient before beginning instruction?YourAnswerCorrectAnswerAnswerChoicesWhat do you know about the medication?Have you had any side effects while on this medication?What dose do you take?Why are you taking this medication?13. A nurse is caring for a hospice patient with terminal stage 4 colon cancer. The patient has a cabinet full of prescription medication bottles that are not secured. The patient's family and friends are taking rotating shifts to assist in the patient's care.
What should the nurse be concerned about?YourAnswerCorrectAnswer14. An APN works in a rural family health clinic with patients of all ages. The APN knows that individuals from all age groups engage in substance abuse and takes steps to prevent the abuse ofprescription drugs by patients at her clinic.The nurse is also aware that the population that has the fastest growing incidence of illicit drug use is what age group?YourAnswerCorrectAnswer15. What is the overall goal in individual drug therapy?YourAnswerCorrectAnswer16. In 2001, the Institute of Medicine made recommendations in an effort to limit and reduce medical errors.What is a key component of the Institute of Medicine's recommendations?
YourAnswerCorrectAnswerAnswerChoicesUsing electronic health recordsAdopting medically-accepted abbreviationsImplementing a pharmacist review of medication therapiesRequiring double signatures for all medication therapy17. An APN understands that the most significant impact that drug shortages have on patients relatesto which issues?YourAnswerCorrectAnswer