Medications Administration Routes and Abbreviations Nursing Quiz (NCLEX EXAM 2022)

1. Which medication below can be ordered subQ?

A. Insulin

B. Acetaminophen

C. Digoxin

D. Coumadin

The answer is A.

2. The nurse administers a medication in the mouth between the cheek and gum. The nurse administered this medication via what route?

A. SL

B. BUCC

C. ID

D. TD

The answer is B. This is how medications are administered via the buccal route (BUCC).

3. The doctor orders a medication P.O. As the nurse you understand this means to administer the medication?

A. per rectum

B. by mouth

C. under the tongue

D. via the nasogastric tube

The answer is B.

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