- A physician orders: 500 ml 0.9% sodium chloride IV bolus to run over 30 minutes. You determine that you will set your IV pump to run at _________ ml/hr.

- A nurse receives a new admission to the floor, after weighing the new patient the nurse notes he weighs 186 lbs. The nurse determines that 186 lbs is equivalent to ______ kg.

- A physician has ordered 1000 ml of 0.9 % sodium chloride for IV infusion over 8 hours. You are using an IV administration set that delivers 10 drops per ml. You will run the IV at _______ drops per minute.

- A Nurse Practitioner orders Thyroxin 400 mcg PO. You have Thyroxin 0.2 mg tablets on hand. How many tablets will you administer?

- An infant weighs 2500 grams. You determine that 2500 grams is equivalent to how many kg?

- A physicians order reads amoxicillin 500mg PO q12h for your pediatric patient. The pharmacy sends you a 100 ml bottle of amoxicillin that reads 250mg/5ml. You are using a measuring device marked in teaspoons. How many teaspoons will you administer?

- A physician orders Dopamine to be infused at a rate of 3mcg/kg/minute. The pharmacy sends up the IV bag labeled: dopamine 0.2 g in 250 ml of 0.9% NaCL. Your patientÕs current weight is 120 lbs. You determine the IV should be infused at how many ml/hr?

- A physician orders Zofran 8mg IV for your patient experiencing nausea. You have on hand a vial labeled 2mg/ml. How many ml of this medication will you draw up and administer?

- A Nurse Pracititioner orders vancomycin 40 mg/kg/day q8h IV for your pediatric patient weighing 30 lbs. What is the total daily dosage for this patient?

- A physicianÕs assistant orders an IV bolus of 500 ml of 0.9% NaCl to run over 1 hour. You are using an IV administration set that delivers 20 drops per ml. You determine that you will run the IV at how many drops per minute?

- A physician orders nitroprusside 0.3 mcg/kg/min IV infusion. The pharmacy sends you the IV bag labeled: nitroprusside 50 mg in 250 ml dextrose 5 % in water. Your patientÕs current weight is 152 lbs. You will set your IV pump to run at how many ml/hr?

- The physician orders 0.1 grams of Inocor (inamrinone lactate) IV infusion to be run at a rate of 8 mcg/kg/minute. The pharmacy sends you an IV bag labeled: Inocor 0.1 grams in 100 mL 0.9% NaCl. Your patientÕs current weight is 160 lbs. How many ml/hr will you set your IV pump to run?

- The physician orders 150 mg doxycycline PO. The pharmacy sends you a 100ml bottle labeled: doxycycline 50 mg/5ml. You are using a measuring device marked in tablespoons. How many tablespoons will you administer?

- The Nurse Practitioner orders 0.2 grams Norpace PO to be given to your patient. You have on hand 50 mg capsules. How many capsules should be administered?

- You are reviewing the history and physical for your patient. You see your patient weighs 45 kg. You determine that 45 kg is equivalent to _____ lbs.

- A physician has ordered Reglan (metoclopramide) 10 mg IV. You have a 30 ml vial on hand labeled 5mg/ml. How many ml will you withdraw and administer to your patient?

- A physician has ordered an IV infusion of Dextrose 5% in water at a rate of 500 ml per 8 hours. You will set your IV pump to run at how many ml/hr?

- A physician has ordered Lasix (furosemide) 20mg IVP for your patient You have on hand a vial labeled 10mg/2 ml. How many ml will you draw up and administer to your patient?

- A physician orders lorazepam 4mg PO. You have on hand in liquid form lorazepam labeled 1mg/ml. How many ml will you administer?

- You need to verify that a prescribed dose of phenobarbital for a patient currently weighing 28.6 kg is appropriate. The drug literature recommends 2mg/kg/dose. You determine that an appropriate dose for this patient would be ___ mg per dose.

Answers:

- 1000 ml/hr
- 84.5 kg
- 21 gtts/min
- 2 tablets
- 2.5 kg
- 2 teaspoons
- 12 ml/hr
- 4 ml
- 545 mg
- 167 gtts/min
- 6 ml/hr
- 35 ml/hr
- 1 tablespoon
- 4 capsules
- 99 lbs
- 2 ml
- 63 ml/hr
- 4 ml
- 4 ml
- 57.2 mg