Nursing and Patient Medications

Patient Medications is the place for Licensed Nurses to discuss patient medication administration, interactions, and specifics regarding dosing. It is NOT a place for medical advice nor will it replace your medication reference material or pharmacist input. General info about meds and hospital policy can be discussed.

  1. Heparin injection
    by Newmember23 Oct 11
    1
    CardiacDork
  2. Pain Medication addicts
    by rgvnurse85 Jan 31, '13
    28
    RestlessHeart
  3. LVN asked to write standing orders
    by JohnDoe1234 Oct 9
    1
    PeakRN
  4. Insulin: needle contaminated when injecting air in NPH?
    by blackboxwarning Oct 6
    1
    LadysSolo
  5. Patients hiding narcotics
    by theAMAZINGkilo Sep 30
    6
    Munch
  6. New Nurse ICU Math Help!
    by PsychNurse2be Oct 7
    3
    chare
  7. Medical marijuana, role of the nurse, professional organization
    by hotflashion Aug 22, '13
    51
    dknyb
  8. Heparin bolus administration
    by RDH-RN May 12, '14
    15
    offlabel
  9. Has anyone made a medication error and *not* get fired for it?
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 18, '13
    94
    TravelinRNurse
  10. Nursing Dose
    Poll by Pitt2Philly May 22, '15
    72
    RNexplorer
  11. Transcription Error Paper MAR
    by Glycerine82 Sep 21
    2
    cockadoodie
  12. Do you aspirate before giving an IM deltoid injection?
    by seasalt1023 Nov 27, '10
    49
    shaymc33
  13. Are medication prior auths impacting your day? Feedback please
    Poll by 5150rn2 Sep 17
    6
    Neats
  14. Syringe self injecting????
    by jeseale123 Sep 17
    1
    jeseale123
  15. Who got a AGACNP/ACNP after FNP?
    by RnJillMda Sep 17
  16. Plum Pump Air In Chamber Or BackPrime?
    by 909Martha May 6, '14
    5
    Ajwrn
  17. Ordering antibiotics!?!
    by Bec7074 Nov 12, '12
    15
    amoLucia
  18. Quetiapine, alprazolam and Trazodone mix at the same time?
    by HMartinho Sep 12
    1
    caliotter3
  19. Morphine & air hunger
    by RainMom Nov 15, '14
    20
    Jsenear
  20. Heparin drip
    by MommyRN89 Sep 2
    1
    YumCookies
  21. Stimulants & side effects
    by NrsngStudent7 Apr 3
    2
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  22. Stupid mistake
    by Sarina_130 May 4
    4
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  23. Drug Discrepency
    by darlingmad1 May 17
    8
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  24. Med error
    by NurseD0816 Jun 13
    18
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  25. Made 5 Med Errors
    by LPNewbie Aug 29
    4
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  26. I am suspended
    by LPNewbie Aug 18
    6
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  27. I am new I just need some help please
    by aquaheart6 Aug 26
    3
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  28. What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?
    by northmississippi Feb 24, '11
    220
    KIMMIEKAY11868
  29. Because it's true for Sickle Cell Patients Why
    by NitaT Aug 25
    13
    Agatha12
  30. Sliding scale insulin
    by bbqabq Aug 16
    5
    LouBean

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