Ch 6: Medication Administration & Nursing

About This Chapter

Study our engaging video lessons to learn about the key principles of medication administration as they apply to nursing professionals. Use the multiple-choice quiz included with each lesson to find out how well you comprehend this chapter's topics.

Medication Administration & Nursing - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

There are procedures and regulations that nurses must follow in order to properly administer medication to their patients. The lessons in this chapter will explore specific actions and methods that are in place to preserve the safety and security of both patients and nursing staff.

As you make your way through the material, you can send questions to our instructors for clarification on any covered topic. Our short lessons contain video transcripts and self-assessment quizzes as well. The videos in this chapter discuss the following:

  • Principles of administration
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Drug administration sites
  • Factors that impact medication action

Video Objective
Pharmacokinetics: Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism & Excretion Get the facts on how medications are used and excreted by the body.
Principal Routes & Sites of Drug Administration Discover principal routes and specific sites for drug administration.
Principles of Medication Administration Learn about the principled foundation for administering medication.
Factors Influencing Medication Action & Effectiveness Take a look at the various factors that affect a medication's functioning in the body.
Nursing Case Study: Medication Administration Examine an actual case study involving medication and nursing.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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