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Ch 2: Medication Management for Nursing

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This entertaining chapter makes the process of studying medication management for nursing fun and simple. Boost your knowledge by exploring our engaging lessons, and take multiple-choice quizzes to gauge your comprehension as you prepare for an upcoming test.

Medication Management for Nursing - Chapter Summary

Our instructors provide in-depth analyses of polypharmacy, alternative medicine and other forms of medication management used in the nursing field. Review bite-sized lessons to closely examine ways to safely manage patient medication and properly administer and monitor drugs. By completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Identify the principle sites and routes of drug administration found on the body
  • List and describe factors that influence medication action and effectiveness
  • Discuss the impact polypharmacy has on adult health
  • Outline the procedure for monitoring a drug therapy regimen
  • Define and list types and examples of alternative medicine

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