Pharmacology Made Easy 4.0: Perfusion
Directions: This worksheet should be completed while viewing the ATI Perfusion Pharmacology Made Easy Module. Answers must be in your own words.
- What is the function of the cardiovascular system?
- Describe the path of electrical impulses of the heart:
- What factors affect blood flow?
- What are four main categories of drugs that support the treatment of hypertension?
- Briefly summarize each medication under all four of the sub-categories. (e.g., Action, adverse reactions, interventions, client teaching, contraindications, and interactions) using table below.
|Drug Name||Action||Adverse effects||Interventions||Teaching||Contraindications and interactions|
- What are the best times to administer ACE inhibitors?
- What is the safety alert for both ARB’s and ACE inhibitors?
- What type of food should a client taking calcium channel blockers avoid?
- What are the most common causes of heart failure?
- What are the three main categories of drugs that treat heart failure?
- Describe the different types of diuretics and their functions and side effects.
- What foods would you recommend to a client who is on a loop diuretic?
13.What teaching would you do with a client on Digoxin?
- How does digoxin work to treat heart failure? What are the adverse reactions to look for with this medication?
- How is the medications Dobutamine and Milrinone administered and what adverse reactions would the nurse assess for?
- Discuss the differences between antilipemic medications Atorvastatin and Gemfibrozil? What are their actions, adverse effects, interactions, and client teaching?
- Antianginals are medications that treat angina pectoris. What are the medications in this category and which medication is traditionally the mainstay for angina treatment?
- What are the different forms of nitrates? How are they administered?
- What are the adverse reactions of nitrates?
- What are the client instructions for nitrates and what safety alert would you include in client teaching?
- What is the definition for a cardiac dysrhythmia?
- What are the three subtypes of Class1/Sodium Channel Blockers? What are their actions, adverse reactions, interventions, and safety and how would you provide client teaching?
- What are the actions and uses of Class II Beta Blockers?
- Describe the medication Propranolol. What are their actions, adverse reactions, interventions, and safety and how would you provide client teaching?
- Class III Potassium Channel Blockers Manage life threatening ventricular I heard tachycardia or fibrillation that is resistant to other drugs and may also treat atrial dysrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation. The medication Amiodarone is in the class of medications. Describe the actions adverse reactions, interventions, and safety and how would you provide client teaching?
- What is the action of Class IV Calcium Channel Blockers?
- Describe the actions, adverse effects, interventions, safety, and teaching of the medication verapamil.