Archive Anesthesia 2019

What's Your Medication Safety IQ?

Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of drug security, storage and administration.

Sheldon Sones

Sheldon Sones, RPh, FASCP


Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR
CHECK, PLEASE Always confirm that the right medication is being administered at the right dose to the right patient.

There's a lot to consider when managing medications, from proper labeling and disposal to differentiating doses and preventing diversion, but protecting patients and staff from drug-related harm is an essential part of your job. Answer these 10 questions to find out if you're up to the task.

1. It's permissible to keep drawn up medications in syringes for up to a maximum of ___ hours.

  • a. 1
  • b. 2
  • c. 3
  • d. 4
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