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Explain how to identify and reconcile medication discrepancies.

The purpose of this assignment is to help pre-nursing students apply the concept of medication reconciliation to a client scenario.  This activity is designed to help the pre-nursing student develop clinical reasoning skills and develop safe medication practices that relate to the process of medication reconciliation. Remember from the lecture that a complete medication reconciliation can save the lives of your future clients.
Objectives:
Explain the process of medication reconciliation
Identify best-practices for medication reconciliation
Apply the concept of medication reconciliation to the client scenario
Explain how to identify and reconcile medication discrepancies
Identify who should be involved in the medication reconciliation process
Conduct medication reconciliation by using the client scenario provided on the assignment document (located here: Medication Reconciliation Assignment Spring 2023 AO.docx) and your Davis Drug Guide for Nurses. Be sure to include the following in your final submission:
Question 1. Explain and describe the five steps of the medication reconciliation process.
Question 2. Analyze the client scenario for the following:

Omission(s) (medications that are not continued from the home medication list): List omission(s) and explain why the medication(s) were removed.
Additions (new medications): List additions and provide a rationale as to why the medications were added.
Duplications (multiple medications, either the same drug or the same pharmacological classification): List the duplications and explain potential harms that can occur to the client if both medications were taken.

Question 3. Identify potential risks associated between the client’s medications and the client’s situation, medical history, and allergies.
Question 4. Identify and describe potential drug-to-drug interactions and prioritize the drug interactions using the ABCs and Maslow’s.
Question 5. Identify independent nursing actions that should be implemented to address the concerns identified in questions (2-4) and provide a reason for each action.

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List 4 predictors of late onset generalized anxiety disorder.

Caser Study: https://cdn-media.waldenu.edu/2dett4d/Walden/NURS/6630/DT/week_11/index.html
Address the following Short Answer prompts for your Assignment.
In 3 or 4 sentences, explain the appropriate drug therapy for a patient who presents with MDD and a history of alcohol abuse. Which drugs are contraindicated, if any, and why? Be specific. What is the timeframe that the patient should see resolution of symptoms?
List 4 predictors of late onset generalized anxiety disorder.
List 4 potential neurobiology causes of psychotic major depression.
An episode of major depression is defined as a period of time lasting at least 2 weeks. List at least 5 symptoms required for the episode to occur. Be specific.
List 3 classes of drugs, with a corresponding example for each class, that precipitate insomnia. Be specific.

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Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or pharmacy with no prescription.

Topic: Herbal Medicines
Title page (APA format)
Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or
pharmacy with no prescription.
Provide the name of the medicine, what is it made of, and what is the reason why people take
them.
What are your thoughts about these three herbal medicines? Do you believe they work?
Conclusion

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Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or pharmacy with no prescription.

Topic: Herbal Medicines
Title page (APA format)
Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or
pharmacy with no prescription.
Provide the name of the medicine, what is it made of, and what is the reason why people take
them.
What are your thoughts about these three herbal medicines? Do you believe they work?
Conclusion

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Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or pharmacy with no prescription.

Topic: Herbal Medicines
Title page (APA format)
Give three examples of herbal medicines that can easily be purchased at a local supermarket or
pharmacy with no prescription.
Provide the name of the medicine, what is it made of, and what is the reason why people take
them.
What are your thoughts about these three herbal medicines? Do you believe they work?
Conclusion

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Explain the stepwise approach to asthma treatment and management for your patient.

To Prepare:
Reflect on drugs used to treat asthmatic patients, including long-term control and quick relief treatment options for patients. Think about the impact these drugs might have on patients, including adults and children.
Consider how you might apply the stepwise approach to address the health needs of a patient in your practice.
Reflect on how stepwise management assists health care providers and patients in gaining and maintaining control of the disease.

Create a 5- to 6-slide PowerPoint presentation that can be used in a staff development meeting on presenting different approaches for implementing the stepwise approach for asthma treatment. Be sure to address the following:
Describe long-term control and quick relief treatment options for the asthma patient from your practice as well as the impact these drugs might have on your patient.
Explain the stepwise approach to asthma treatment and management for your patient.
Explain how stepwise management assists health care providers and patients in gaining and maintaining control of the disease. Be specific.
References x 3 or 4   to include:
Rosenthal, L. D., & Burchum, J. R. (2021). Lehne’s pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants (2nd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. Chapter 62-63

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How does anxiety increase the chance of girls joining groups or gangs.

1.How does anxiety increase the chance of girls joining groups or gangs.
2. sexual abuse on girls joining gangs
3. long-term consequences on girls joining gangs
4. depression and anxiety impact on girls joining gangs
5.death rates of girls joining gangs
6. health risks of girls joining gangs

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Which drug would be used to antagonize reproductive tumors by altering hormonal balance?

Question 1 (5 points)
Serious or unexpected adverse events that are caused by a CSP must be reported promptly to which organization?Question 1 options:
A)
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
B)
Institute for Safe Medical Practices (ISMP)
C)
United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
D)
MedWatch
Question 2 (5 points)
If a pharmacy technician hasn’t completed an accredited pharmacy technician program, to be able to test for the sterile compounding specialty certification, they must have at least ___ of work experience as a sterile compounding technician.Question 2 options:
A)
Three years
B)
One year
C)
Two years
D)
Six months
Question 3 (5 points)
Which drug would be used to antagonize reproductive tumors by altering hormonal balance?Question 3 options:
A)
triptorelin pamoate (Trelstar)
B)
doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
C)
asparaginase (Elspar)
D)
dactinomycin (Cosmegen)
Question 4 (5 points)
A technician wears prescription glasses. When compounding, she isQuestion 4 options:
A)
required to wear goggles and a face shield, in addition to the prescription glasses.
B)
required to wear goggles, in addition to the prescription glasses.
C)
required to wear a face shield, in addition to the prescription glasses.
D)
not required to wear any additional eye protection.
Question 5 (5 points)
To contain potential spillage, the final chemo product should be prepared as follows for delivery to the patient area:Question 5 options:
A)
Placed in a sealed bag
B)
Made in a syringe with protective cap only
C)
Have no fluid in the tubing
D)
Sealed in a plastic bag with a chemo label
Question 6 (5 points)
Which of the following is an antiemetic that would be commonly stockpiled and used during a disaster?Question 6 options:
A)
Haloperidol
B)
Lorazepam
C)
Diphenhydramine
D)
Ondansetron
Question 7 (5 points)
Which of the following is a benefit of a just-in-time approach to ordering inventory?Question 7 options:
A)
It allows for a quick visual of how much inventory is in stock.
B)
It allows for medications to be available when needed to prepare a compound.
C)
There’s a minimum inventory amount to be ordered, which reduces the amount of money tied up in medications.
D)
Organizations can negotiate contracts with drug manufacturers on the member’s benefit.
Question 8 (5 points)
To help protect the compounder from the radiation caused by radiopharmaceutical exposure, vials and syringe shields made of ___ should be used.Question 8 options:
A)
cadmium
B)
thallium
C)
tungsten
D)
technetium
Question 9 (5 points)
A shipment of a hazardous drug (HD) is received in a broken container. You shouldQuestion 9 options:
A)
place the drug with the rest of the hazardous drug stock.
B)
unpackage the drug in a positive pressure area to prevent particles being transferred to the air.
C)
deactivate the drug container with the germicidal agent chlorhexidine and return it.
D)
open the drug in the controlled primary engineering control (C-PEC), wipe it down, place it in a plastic bag, and return it.
Question 10 (5 points)
When transporting a radiopharmaceutical, it must be placed in a ___ -lined delivery container.Question 10 options:
A)
tungsten
B)
technetium
C)
thallium
D)
lead
Question 11 (5 points)
The drug mitomycin interferes with the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or ribonucleic acid (RNA) synthesis. This is an example of which type of drug?Question 11 options:
A)
Antitumor antibiotic
B)
Enzyme inhibitor
C)
Immunomodulating agent
D)
Antimetabolite
Question 12 (5 points)
This team is responsible for identifying victims and supporting family members in the grieving process during a disaster or emergency event.Question 12 options:
A)
Disaster Mortuary Operations Response Teams (DMORT)
B)
Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT)
C)
International Medical Surgical Response Team (IMSRT)
D)
National Veterinary Response Team (NVRT)
Question 13 (5 points)
Which of the following compounds would be required to be prepared in a biological safety cabinet (BSC)?Question 13 options:
A)
Pantoprazole IV
B)
Insulin IV
C)
Methotrexate IV
D)
Ranitidine IV
Question 14 (5 points)
The biological safety cabinet (BSC) should beQuestion 14 options:
A)
turned off when it’s not being used.
B)
turned on only during business hours.
C)
turned on 24 hours a day
D)
used at least once a day.
Question 15 (5 points)
Which domain of the sterile compounding specialty certification covers ISO Class 5 PECs and air quality?Question 15 options:
A)
Sterile Compounding Procedures
B)
Handling, Packaging, Storage, and Disposal
C)
Facilities and Equipment
D)
Medication and Components
Question 16 (5 points)
Which of the following broad-spectrum antibiotics, with a low risk of an allergy reaction, would be commonly stockpiled used during a disaster?Question 16 options:
A)
Levofloxacin
B)
Clindamycin
C)
Penicillin
D)
Metronidazole
Question 17 (5 points)
Upon retraining, how many successive tests must be passed by personnel who have previously failed any written tests, observations, or sampling and media fill?Question 17 options:
A)
Two
B)
Five
C)
Four
D)
Three
Question 18 (5 points)
The greatest threat of risk to the patient isQuestion 18 options:
A)
physical contact with the critical areas.
B)
the incorrect volume of medication added.
C)
the incorrect fluid volume used in preparation.
D)
adding the wrong strength of a medication.
Question 19 (5 points)
An area at least 350 feet away from a disaster event is considered a ___ zone.Question 19 options:
A)
warm
B)
cold
C)
hot
D)
neutral
Question 20 (5 points)
Testing on the storage, handling, and disposal of hazardous drugs (HD) should be carried out for personnel how frequently?Question 20 options:
A)
Monthly
B)
Quarterly
C)
At least annually
D)
At least twice a year

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Explain the circumstances under which children should be prescribed drugs for off-label use.

Explain the circumstances under which children should be prescribed drugs for off-label use. Be specific and provide examples.
Describe strategies to make the off-label use and dosage of drugs safer for children from infancy to adolescence. Include descriptions and names of off-label drugs that require extra care and attention when used in pediatrics.

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Identify at least one factor that may negatively influence adherence to the medications and how it can be overcome.

Create a teaching pamphlet or brouchure on one of the medications that your patient is taking. This pamphlet should provide education, Please bring ONE copy to clinical to present to class
List one goal for this teaching plan
List specific client instructions regarding the medications and what adverse reactions they should be aware of/and what to do
Identify at least one factor that may negatively influence adherence to the medications and how it can be overcome
If, appropriate, describe how the family might be involved in ensuring the client is on a proper and safe medication regime