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sublingual

sublingual
applied under the tongue and held until dissolved
applied under the tongue and held until dissolved
assessment
phase during which an RN gathers info from the pt about the pts health and lifestyle
phase during which an RN gathers info from the pt about the pts health and lifestyle
genetic
related to heredity
related to heredity
goal setting
making attainable goals for your pt
making attainable goals for your pt
transdermal
denoting the application of a med or drug through the skin (patches)
denoting the application of a med or drug through the skin (patches)
institute for safe med practices
help healthcare providers understand med errors from a system perspective
help healthcare providers understand med errors from a system perspective
polypharmacy
taking multiple drugs that are prescribed
taking multiple drugs that are prescribed
suppositories
applied in the rectum and help with constipation
applied in the rectum and help with constipation
implementation
RN provides education, drug administration, pt care and other interventions necessary to assists the pt in accomplishing goals
RN provides education, drug administration, pt care and other interventions necessary to assists the pt in accomplishing goals
unit dose method
doses of meds are prepared by the pharmacy and sent to the unit
doses of meds are prepared by the pharmacy and sent to the unit
topical
applied directly to a part of the body
applied directly to a part of the body
noncompliance
behavior of pt that fails to coincide with a health promoting or therapeutic plan
behavior of pt that fails to coincide with a health promoting or therapeutic plan
evaluation
RN determines whether the goals and teaching objectives are being met
RN determines whether the goals and teaching objectives are being met
nonadherence
does not understand or comply with drugs and treatment
does not understand or comply with drugs and treatment
buccal
administered between the cheek and gum, stays there until it dissolves
administered between the cheek and gum, stays there until it dissolves
parenteral
administered or occurring elsewhere in the body other than the mouth and alimentary canal
administered or occurring elsewhere in the body other than the mouth and alimentary canal
holistis nursing approach
nursing practice that has healing the whole person as its goal
nursing practice that has healing the whole person as its goal
metered-dose inhaler
delivers a measured amount of medication as a mist the pt can inhale
delivers a measured amount of medication as a mist the pt can inhale
instillations
liquid meds usually administered as drops, ointments, or sprays
liquid meds usually administered as drops, ointments, or sprays
z-track technique
muscle is pulled back and needle is held in the muscle so no meds will seep back out
muscle is pulled back and needle is held in the muscle so no meds will seep back out
institute of medicine
provides evidence-based research and recommendations for public health and science policy
provides evidence-based research and recommendations for public health and science policy
nursing diagnosis
a clinical assessment or judgement made by the Rn
a clinical assessment or judgement made by the Rn
subcutaneous
applied under the skin
applied under the skin
intravenous
administered into a vein
administered into a vein
compliance
complying with a wish or command
complying with a wish or command
intradermal
situated, occurring, or done within or between the layers of the skin
situated, occurring, or done within or between the layers of the skin
quality and safety in education in Nursing
provides education to the RN
provides education to the RN
inhalation
administration of meds via the nasal route
administration of meds via the nasal route
planning
coming up with goals and a care of plan specific to the pt
coming up with goals and a care of plan specific to the pt
intramuscular
administered into a muscle
administered into a muscle
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