The nurse accidently administers the wrong dose of a medication. After assessing the client, what should be the nurse's next priority action?

Notifies the provider.

Explanation

•The physician is the only person that can address the situation with additional orders. The nurse cannot give a reversal medication or provide other interventions that require a physician order

•The nurse should also fill out an incident report after the situation is rectified, and then inform the charge nurse

•The nurse may inform the patient of the error, but this is not necessary

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