The nurse notes that a client has received a medication by mistake. What should the nurse do? 1….

The nurse notes that a client has received a medication by
mistake. What should the nurse do?

1. Notify the physician, complete an incident report and
make a separate note, in the nursing documentation, of the error, the client’s
response, and any treatment received by the client due to the medication error

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2. Complete an incident report and reference it in the
nurse’s notes

3. Make a note of the error and any treatment the client
receives because of the error in the nurse’s notes

4. Report the error to the nursing supervisor and the
client’s physician and document any treatment prescribed in the nurse’s notes