A nurse is planning to reinforce teaching regarding a newborn immunization with a client who is 24 hr postpartum. Which of the following information should the nurse plan to include?
“Your baby will receive the first hepatitis B vaccine before discharge.”
“Your baby will receive the rotavirus vaccine if your blood titer is low.”
“Your baby will receive the first influenza virus vaccine at the 4-week checkup.”
“Your baby will receive the varicella vaccine if you have a history of chicken pox.”
A nurse is planning to reinforce teaching with a client about the adverse effects of simvastatin. For which of the following adverse effects should the nurse instruct the client to notify the provider?
Fine hand tremors
A nurse is caring for a client who has a prescription for a hydromorphone 2 mg immediate release tablet by mouth. The nurse administers a 4 mg immediate release tab by mistake. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?
document the facts about the error in the medication administration record