Medication Administration Quiz
Medication In-Service Quiz
Please read all of the question and answers before choosing your answer. Choose the best answer.
Tip: You may reference JSD Policy AS85 and
PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THIS QUIZ IS OCTOBER 6, 2017.
What's Your First Name?
What's Your Last Name?
What is the name of your school?
Please indicate the full name of the school
What's your email address?
It is acceptable for siblings to share the same medication as long as there is a doctor’s order on file for each sibling and a label identifying each student on the medication
Is a written note on a scratch of paper or on a doctor’s prescription pad acceptable to use in place of a Medication Authorization Form?
A student has asthma and an allergy to all nuts. His mother brings in Benadryl, an Epi-Pen, and Albuterol to the office. How many medication administration forms do you need to complete?
One. All of the medications can be filled out on one form.
None. Because his doctor wrote a note allowing the student to self carry all his medications.
Three. A separate form is needed on each medication.
You need to administer an Epi-Pen injection to a student who is having an anaphylactic reaction, but the student has on thick jeans. What do you do?
Pull down the student’s pants so you can give the injection into the skin.
Give the injection into the student’s arm instead.
Give the injection as usual because the needle will go through the jeans.
Ask the student how the medication is usually administered.
You need to administer eye drops to a child. Which of the following should be avoided?
Asking the child to tilt his/her head back.
Touching the eyeball with the tip of the medication bottle.
Pulling down on the lower eyelid.
Checking the expiration date.
On the Medication Administration Record, I must record the following information every time I administer the medication:
A & B
A new Medication Authorization form is required for all new medications, every school year and with any dosage changes.
You receive a barely legible note on a physician's prescription pad to administer amoxicillin every day at lunchtime for the next 10 days at school. You should:
Contact the parent and give them a medication administration request form to get signed.
Follow the directions on the order.
Call the doctor’s office to clarify what is written on the order.
You have received the annual medication administration certification. Who can administer medications when you are on vacation or out of the office?
The principal who is not certified.
An office aide or another secretary who is certified.
The health teacher who is not certified.
A person in the office that you have trained.
What medications can students carry and self-administer with the appropriate forms on file?
Auto injectable epinephrine
All of the above
After the school staff receives the Medication Authorization Form, a copy of the form needs to be sent to whom?
The District Superintendent
The District Nurse
The student's teacher
You can administer any medication, no matter the route or type of medication as long as the Medication Authorization Form is completed.
If you administer medication following the prescriber’s orders and in compliance with Jordan School District policies you are not held civilly or criminally liable for any adverse reaction suffered by the student as a result of administering this medication.
Which of the following are considered medications and will require a doctor’s order?
Cough drops with menthol
Non medicated cough drops
A and B
All the above
It is the first day of the new school year and a student’s mother brings in the same Epi-Pen from last year saying that she will bring in the new medication request for this school year next week. You know that if it’s the same medication, the same school, and you have last year’s authorization form you should:
Accept the EpiPen, and advise her you can only use last year’s form for the first ten days.
Return the Epi-Pen to her and tell her to bring it back next week.
Tell her that you can store the Epi-Pen but cannot use it without the new form.
Tell her that last year’s form is still good and she does not need another one.
Which one of these is NOT one of the 6 rights of medication administration?
What actions must be taken if a student is given Glucagon, Auvi-Q or EpiPen?
Notify the area superintendent
Notify parents AFTER calling 911
A and C
Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding asthma and inhalers?
Students with asthma should say indoors during red air days.
Always shake the inhaler before giving a puff.
Wait one minute in between puffs.
Inhalers do not need to be primed due to advances in technology.
A student is very forgetful about coming to the office to take his medication. What do you do?
Nothing. It is his responsibility to go to the office and take his medication.
Wait an hour to see if the student comes to the office.
Call the student down to the office and administer his medication.
Wait until the student passes by the office to remind him to take his pill.
The school year ended two weeks ago. You have left over medication for two students that has not been picked up by the parents despite reminding them. What should you do?
Flush the pills down the toilet.
Give the pills to the principal to dispose of properly.
Notify the school district nurse that you have pills to be disposed of.
Mix the pills with cat litter and place them in with the trash.
Who is your assigned District Nurse?
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