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Title: Medication Administration


1
Medication Administration
  • By Carolyn McCune RN, BSN, MSN, CRNP

2
Percutaneous Administration
  • Medications application to the skin or mucus
    membranes
  • Ointments, creams, powders, lotions, solutions
    into the mouth, eye, ear, nose, or vagina.
    Medications inhaled into the lungs
  • Reduced incidence of side effects but can be
    messy.

3
Creams, lotions and ointments
  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Ointments
  • Patient teaching-Very important if patient or
    family administering
  • Always review the 6 patient rights for drug
    administration.

4
Dressings
  • Medicated dressings to treat wounds
  • Some protect

5
Patch Testing for Allergens
  • To identify sensitivity to allergens
  • The antigens are placed in direct contact with
    the skin and read in 3 and 7 days.
  • May vary with testing
  • A redness or swelling will occur if positive

6
Nitroglycerin Ointment
  • Used for relief of anginal pain
  • Appying
  • Always wear gloves
  • Measure appriopriate amount
  • Rotate application site
  • Cover with plastic wrap and tape in place
  • Wash hands after applying
  • Education and teaching

7
Transdermal Delivery Systems
  • Transdermal disk-controlled release of
    medication.
  • Applying the disk
  • Education to patient

8
Medications to Mucous Membranes
  • Buccal tablets/Sublingual meds
  • Technique and Education
  • Eye Drops and ointments
  • Techniques and Education
  • Nose drops
  • Techniques and Education

9
Mucous Membranes Continued
  • Ear drops
  • Infants-pull earlobe down and back under 3 years
    of age
  • Adults and over 3 years-pull up and back
  • Education
  • Nose drops and sprays
  • Technique and Education

10
Medications by Inhalation
  • Nebulae-sprayed into throat by nebulizer
  • Aerosols-use a flow of air or oxygen uder
    pressure to get medications into the respiratory
    tract. May be done by respiratory therapy.
  • Education
  • Vaginal medications(applicators, suppositories,
    and douches.
  • Technique and education

11
Starts Chapter 9
  • Enteral meds-drugs enter directly into the GI
    tract
  • Oral, tube, rectal

12
Administering Meds
  • Unit dose(single dose)
  • Souffle cup
  • Medicine cup
  • dropper
  • Teaspoon
  • Oral syringe
  • Nipple

13
Enteral Administration
  • Enteral-into the GI tract by oral, rectal or
    nasograstic. Safest and most conventient
  • Slowest and least dependable
  • NG method-if unable to swallow
  • Rectal route bypassing the digestive system and
    avoids stomach irritation.

14
Oral administration
  • Dose forms
  • Capsules
  • Time released
  • Lozenges
  • Pills
  • Tablets
  • Emulsions
  • Suspensions
  • Syrups

15
Medications by Nasogastric,Gastrostomy, or
JejunostomyTube
  • Liquid form of drug if available
  • Tablet form
  • Always flush with water

16
Rectal Suppositories and Enemas
  • Technique
  • Education
  • Review Always use 6 medication right
  • Must know how to education the patient and family
    regarding administration of meds

17
Start Chapter 10
  • Parenteral administration-

18
Parenteral administration
  • Route other than the enteral or GI tract
  • Subcutaneous
  • Intramuscular or
  • Intravenous
  • Onset more rapid, less dosage

19
Administration of medications by route other than
GI tract
  • This will be covered in lab
  • You must know sites for SC and IM
    injections-please review prior to lab

20
Intradermal Route
  • Injected to produce a Wheal
  • Absorption is slow
  • Technique and education
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