BIO 316 Week 3 Assignment GCU
Procedures and Protocols Assignment
Using the GCU Online Library and the Internet, research three sources and write a 750-1,500-word essay on the topic provided below.
Topic: There are many ethical and moral decisions to be made when drugs are available in a health care facility. As a department manager, develop a set of procedures and protocols regarding the handling, storing, and monitoring of drugs. Be sure to include generic drugs, controlled drugs, and all charting that may be necessary. Apply your policies to Deanna, an employee who takes anti-inflammatory drugs home for her personal use.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
Week Three Assignment Questions
Homework is to be presented as a short (80-word) response to the topics given below. Be sure to clearly address each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.
Identify the regulations concerning venipuncture, drug administration, and IV medication and how these standards in your field.
Explain the repercussions that could arise from violating these standards.
What are the responsibilities of a person in your health care position during a code arrest?
Discuss the repercussions that could arise, both for the patient and you, in regards to injection of contrast media.
Explain the organization of the information supplied in the Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR).
What are the benefits of physicians using PDAs in ordering prescriptions for their patients?
Compare the ratings of addictive drugs on the controlled drug standard. Give an example of each category.
What are some reasons the imaging professional should chart carefully? In which ways is charting accomplished?
Which examinations require charting and how is this done?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
1-Clinical Pharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple
Olson, J. (2010). Clinical pharmacology made ridiculously simple (4th ed.). Miami, FL: MedMaster, Inc. ISBN 9781935660002 (Available as print text only)
2-Periodic Table of the Elements
Refer to the Periodical Table as needed throughout the course.
PDRhealth Physicians’ Desk Reference
Explore the PDRhealth Physicians’ Desk Reference website.