NURSE” Model for Learning Medications Name – class of medications…

Question Answered step-by-step NURSE” Model for Learning Medications Name – class of medications… NURSE” Model for Learning MedicationsName – class of medications (include 2-3 exemplar drugs) and brief description of mechanism of actionUses – why would a patient take this medication?Responsibilities – what do I assess before giving the med?what do I monitor for after the medication has been administered?Side Effects – most common side effects, any life-threatening side effectsEducation – what does my patient need to know to safely take this medication? does the medication require special handling or preparation?Example — ACE InhibitorsN: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, typically end in “PRIL” such as Lisinopril, Benazepril, and Captopril. Works by RAAS inhibition by preventing conversion of Angiotensin 1 to Angiotensin 2.U: Heart Failure, HTN, MIR: Assess BP and HR prior to administration, monitor electrolytes and renal function (may increase K+ leading to hyperkalemia and ECG changes, possible elevation of BUN and Creatinine), Assess for signs/symptoms of angioedema (life-threatening swelling). Assess patient tolerance of medication.S: Dry cough that persists (ACE cough), dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, hyperkalemia, angioedema.E: Check BP and Pulse regularly and record/journal it daily, avoid salt substitutes (many high in K+, dry cough that is bothersome requires notification of provider, do not abruptly stop or skip medication doses (rebound hypertension), immediately report any facial swelling, tongue swelling, or difficulty breathing (angioedema).Use your Lippincott Advisor or other EBP drug resources, and do not use google to complete NURSEDrug Cards for four different classes of medications.Examples of Drug Classes:Beta Adrenergic Blockers, Sulfonamides, Salicylates, Laxatives, Cephalosporins, Benzodiazepines, Anticholinergics, Antiemetics, NSAIDs, Antihistamines, Glucocorticoids, Insulins, SSRIs, Antitussives, Calcium Channel Blockers, Antifungals, Loop diuretics, Thiazides, Statins, Nitrates, Inotropic, Histamine H2 Antagonists.NURSE Health Science Science Nursing NURS 661 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)