HS140 KAPLAN Unit 6 Identification Of Drugs And Their Effect On Body

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Unit 6 Assignment Directions

Applying Pharmacology Principles

Unit Outcome(s) addressed in this Assignment:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of common characteristics of specific drug classes;
  • Understand the mechanism of action for specific drug classes;
  • Identify indications of proper use of specific drug classes;
  • Become familiar with side effects of common drug classes.
  • Answer the questions below as per directions for each part.
  • READ Chapters assigned for Unit 6

Course Outcome(s) assessed in this Assignment:

HS140-2: Identify different drug classes and their effects on the body.

Requirements for this assignment

Please be sure to download the file “Writing Center Resources” from Course Resources to assist you with meeting APA expectations for written assignments.

Submitting Your Work

Put your responses in a Microsoft® Word® document. Save it in a location and with the proper naming convention: username-CourseName-section-Unit X_Assignment.doc (username is your University username, section is your course section, X is your Unit number). Submit your Assignment to the Dropbox.

Part 1: Drug Classifications Chart

The drug class of many generic medications can be identified by the suffix. Please complete the following table that relates to drug classes you have covered in Unit 3. Please enter your answers in a different color.

The Assignment is worth 20 points, 1 point per blank.

Generic Medication Suffix

Drug Class

Medication Examples

corticosteroid

-asone

betamethasone, dexamethasone

bronchodilator

-olol

atenolol, metopolol

enalapril, lisinopril

calcium channel blocker

-statin

furosemide; toresmide

Antithrombic; anticoagulant

heparin, dalteparin

-terol

-zodone

nefazodone; vilazodone

azithromycin; clarithromycin

Part 2: Case Studies

Please answer the following case study questions using the knowledge gained in this course. Remember to cite your references in APA format. Answer the questions in complete sentences and spell-check your assignment.

Case 1

A physician asks you to call an amoxicillin prescription into the pharmacy for a patient. (2pts each)

  1. After 5 days, the patient feels better and wants to stop the amoxicillin because it is upsetting his stomach. What is your response?
  1. Since the patient has suffered an upset stomach, he believes he is allergic to amoxicillin.

Would you agree? Explain your response.

Case 2

Mr. Jones has just recently been prescribed Coumadin for his high blood pressure. He explains to you that since his diagnosis he has been exercising and eating more healthier foods like vegetables, legumes, and salmon.(2pts each)

  1. With this new medication what patient education/instructions might you share with him based on his new diet?
  1. Do to his new diet the patient has been taking omeprazole for his occasional acid reflux and wants to know if he should continue to take it. What is your response?

Case 3

Mrs. Cox presented to the office explaining that it burns when she urinates. You’re thinking about prescribing the medication nitrofurantoin. (2pts each)

  1. When asked if she is currently taking medicine she states that she takes Maalox for her GERD. Can she continue taking Maalox with nitrofurantoin? Why or why not? Would you suggest another type of antacid?
  1. What are some instructions and education you may provide her when taking this medication?

Case 4

Mrs. Carleton has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Her physician orders digoxin 0.25 mg, two tablets stat and then one tablet daily. (2pts each)

  1. Mrs. Carleton asks why she needs to take two tablets now but will only take one daily after that. What is your response?
  1. Mrs. Carleton wants to know how digoxin will help her heart. What do you tell her?

Case 5

Mr. Brownstone injured his hip and lower back when he fell off his ladder. When OTC medications did not work he was prescribe oxycodone to help ease the pain. (2pts each)

  1. Over the next few weeks he has noticed that he has become constipated. What would you explain to him in regards to these new symptoms and how can he resolve it?
  1. In between doses his wife noticed that her husband would show an increase in restlessness and agitation. She is concerned that her husband is becoming addicted to the meds. Is this true? What would discuss with her?

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HS140: Pharmacology Unit 6 Assignment Directions Applying Pharmacology Principles Unit Outcome(s) addressed in this Assignment: ● Demonstrate an understanding of common characteristics of specific drug classes; ● Understand the mechanism of action for specific drug classes; ● Identify indications of proper use of specific drug classes; ● Become familiar with side effects of common drug classes. Course Outcome(s) assessed in this Assignment: HS140-2: Identify different drug classes and their effects on the body. Requirements for this assignment ● Answer the questions below as per directions for each part. ● READ Chapters assigned for Unit 6 Please be sure to download the file “Writing Center Resources” from Course Resources to assist you with meeting APA expectations for written assignments. Submitting Your Work Put your responses in a Microsoft® Word® document. Save it in a location and with the proper naming convention: username-CourseName-section-Unit X_Assignment.doc (username is your University username, section is your course section, X is your Unit number). Submit your Assignment to the Dropbox. Page 1 of 4 HS140: Pharmacology PART 1: DRUG CLASSIFICATIONS CHART The drug class of many generic medications can be identified by the suffix. Please complete the following table that relates to drug classes you have covered in Unit 3. Please enter your answers in a different color. The Assignment is worth 20 points, 1 point per blank. Generic Medication Suffix Drug Class Medication Examples corticosteroid -asone betamethasone, dexamethasone bronchodilator -olol atenolol, metopolol enalapril, lisinopril calcium channel blocker -statin Antithrombic; anticoagulant -terol -zodone furosemide; toresmide heparin, dalteparin nefazodone; vilazodone azithromycin; clarithromycin PART 2: CASE STUDIES Please answer the following case study questions using the knowledge gained in this course. Remember to cite your references in APA format. Answer the questions in complete sentences and spell-check your assignment. CASE 1 A physician asks you to call an amoxicillin prescription into the pharmacy for a patient. (2pts each) 1. After 5 days, the patient feels better and wants to stop the amoxicillin because it is upsetting his stomach. What is your response? 2. Since the patient has suffered an upset stomach, he believes he is allergic to amoxicillin. Would you agree? Explain your response. CASE 2 Page 2 of 4 HS140: Pharmacology Mr. Jones has just recently been prescribed Coumadin for his high blood pressure. He explains to you that since his diagnosis he has been exercising and eating more healthier foods like vegetables, legumes, and salmon. (2pts each) 1. With this new medication what patient education/instructions might you share with him based on his new diet? 2. Do to his new diet the patient has been taking omeprazole for his occasional acid reflux and wants to know if he should continue to take it. What is your response? CASE 3 Mrs. Cox presented to the office explaining that it burns when she urinates. You’re thinking about prescribing the medication nitrofurantoin. (2pts each) 1. When asked if she is currently taking medicine she states that she takes Maalox for her GERD. Can she continue taking Maalox with nitrofurantoin? Why or why not? Would you suggest another type of antacid? 2. What are some instructions and education you may provide her when taking this medication? CASE 4 Mrs. Carleton has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Her physician orders digoxin 0.25 mg, two tablets stat and then one tablet daily. (2pts each) 1. Mrs. Carleton asks why she needs to take two tablets now but will only take one daily after that. What is your response? 2. Mrs. Carleton wants to know how digoxin will help her heart. What do you tell her? CASE 5 Mr. Brownstone injured his hip and lower back when he fell off his ladder. When OTC medications did not work he was prescribe oxycodone to help ease the pain. (2pts each) Page 3 of 4 HS140: Pharmacology 1. Over the next few weeks he has noticed that he has become constipated. What would you explain to him in regards to these new symptoms and how can he resolve it? 2. In between doses his wife noticed that her husband would show an increase in restlessness and agitation. She is concerned that her husband is becoming addicted to the meds. Is this true? What would discuss with her? Page 4 of 4 Unit 6 Assignment Grading Rubric: 40 Points Total Assignment Requirements Possible Points Part 1: Correct completion of Drug Classification Table 0 - 20 Part 2: Correct completion of 5 case studies relating the understanding of drug classification. 0 - 20 Total 40 Points deducted for spelling, grammar, and/or APA errors. Adjusted points/New Total Instuctor Feedback: Points Earned by Student 0 0 0 ...
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IDENTIFICATION OF DRUGS

Identification of Drugs
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IDENTIFICATION OF DRUGS
IDENTIFICATION OF DRUGS

Generic medication suffix

Drug class

Medication example

-cort

corticosteroid

Clocortolone, hydrocortisone

-asone

Corticosteroid

Diflorason, betamethasone

-terol

bronchodilator

Albuterol, formoterol

-olol

Beta blocker

Atenolol, metopolol

-pril

ACE inhibitor

Enalapril, lisinopril

-dipine

Calcium channel blocker

Nimodipine, nifedipine

-statin

HMG-CoA reductase

Lovastatin, pitavastatin

inhibitor; statin
-semide

Loop diuretic

Furosemide, toresmide

-parin

Antithrombotic; anticoagulant

Antithrombic;
anticoagulantheparin,
dalteparin

-terol

Beta agonist; bronchodilator

Albuterol, formoterol

-zodone

antidepressant

Nefazodone, vilazodone

-mycin

Antibiotic, antibacterial

Azithromycin, clarithromycin

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