22 Jun Dosage Calculation Quiz You will have 30 minutes to complete this quiz. You must show your work.
You will have 30 minutes to complete this quiz. You must show your work. Do not round until the very end. Include the units of measurement in your answer. Circle your answer.
1. A nurse is preparing to administer methylprednisolone (Prednisone) 75 mg IM stat. Prednisone is available in a 125 mg/ 2 mL vial. How many mL will the nurse prepare to administer? (Round to the nearest tenth; Show your work; Circle your answer)
2. Ordered: 250mL of 0.9% Normal Saline to infuse over 20 minutes via IV pump. What will you set on the pump in mL/hr? (Round to the nearest whole number at the end of your work; Circle your answer)
3. Ordered: 1 L of 0.9% Normal Saline to infuse at 250 mL/hr. You start the infusion at 1300. When will the infusion be complete? (Show your work; Circle your answer)
4. Ordered: Heparin 50 units/kg/dose subcutaneous daily. The patient weighs 212 lbs. Heparin is supplied in a vial that reads 5,000 units/ml. How many mL/dose will you administer? (Show your work; Circle your answer)
a. 0.97 mL/dose
b. 25 mL/dose
c. 2.12 mL/dose
d. 0.96 mL/dose
5. Ordered: Clopidogrel 0.15gm po daily. How many tabs will the nurse give? (Show your work; Circle your answer)
6. A child weighs 11 lbs and has an order for amoxicillin 100 mg po q8h. The pharmacy sends you amoxicillin oral suspension 400mg/5mL. How many mL will the nurse administer for each dose? (Round to the nearest hundredth; Show your work; Circle your answer)
7. Ordered: Acetaminophen 15 mg/kg/dose every 4-6hrs as needed for fever.
Available: Acetaminophen 160 mg/5mL.
The patient weighs 70 lbs. How many mL will you administer for one dose? (Do not round until the end; Round to the nearest tenth; Circle your answer)
8. Ordered: Levothyroxine 0.1 mg po daily
Available: Tablets labeled 25 mcg
How many tablets will the nurse administer? (Show your work; Circle your answer)
9. Ordered: 60 mg methylprednisolone IM stat for your patient with asthma. The vial contains 80 mg/mL. How many mL of methylprednisolone will you give? (Round to the nearest hundredth at the end of your work; Show your work; Circle your answer)
10. Ordered: Naloxone (Narcan) 0.4 mg IV stat for respiratory depression. The vial contains 0.4 mg/mL. How many mL will you draw up in the syringe? (Show your work; Circle your answer)
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