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Midazolam (versed)

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  • 1. 
    What are the indications for Midazolam?
    • A. 

      Seizures

    • B. 

      To reduce anxiety before cardioversion or transcutaneous pacing

    • C. 

      Nasal Tracheal Intubation

    • D. 

      Nerve or organophosphate exposure

    • E. 

      Chemical restraint

    • F. 

      Implanted cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) malfunction

    • G. 

      Bucking endotracheal intubated patient

    • H. 

      Moderate to severe stimulant toxicity

  • 2. 
    How long does it take for Midazolam to take an effect?
    • A. 

      1 and 1/2 minutes for IV and 15 minutes for IM

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      30 seconds for IV and 5 minutes for IM

  • 3. 
    What are some contraindications for Midazolam?
    • A. 

      ALOC

    • B. 

      Hypotension

    • C. 

      Known Hypersensitivity

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 4. 
    Midazolam may cause respiratory depression and hypotension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Midazolam is five times as potent per milligram as diazepam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the adult dose of Midazolam?
    • A. 

      0.1 mg/kg in 2 mg increments slow IV/IM/IO with a single max dose of 5 mg

    • B. 

      0.1 mcg/kg in 2 mcg increments IV/IM/IO with a single max dose of 5 mg

    • C. 

      10 mcg

    • D. 

      1 mcg/kg

  • 7. 
    If needed, providers can administer an additional dose of up to 10 mg of Midazolam to an adult patient with medical consultation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the pediatric dose of Midazolam?
    • A. 

      0.1 mcg/kg in 2 mcg increments IV/IO/IM for a max of 5 mcg

    • B. 

      0.1 mg/kg in 2 mg increments IV/IO/IM for a max of 5 mg

    • C. 

      20 mcg/kg IV/IM/IO

    • D. 

      10 mg/kg IV/IM/IO

  • 9. 
    If needed, providers can administer an additional dose of up to _________  of Midazolam to a pediatric patient with medical consultation.
  • 10. 
    What is the adult (15-69) dose of Midazolam when used for a chemical restraint?
    • A. 

      5 mg IV/IM

    • B. 

      10 mg IM

    • C. 

      5 mcg IV/IM

    • D. 

      0.5 mg IV/IM

  • 11. 
    All patient over 69 should have their dose of Midazolam reduce by half.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the pediatric dose of Midazolam when used as a chemical restraint?
    • A. 

      5 mg IV/IM

    • B. 

      0.5 IM/IV

    • C. 

      1 mg IM/IV

    • D. 

      Not indicated

  • 13. 
    Medical consultation is required when Midazolam is used for a bucking endotracheal intubated patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the dose when administering Midazolam for endotracheal tube bucking?
    • A. 

      0.05 mg/kg IV

    • B. 

      0.5 mg/kg IV

    • C. 

      5 mg/kg IV

    • D. 

      0.05 mcg/kg IV

  • 15. 
    What is a common brand-name for Midazolam?
    • A. 

      Versed

    • B. 

      Valium

    • C. 

      Ativan

    • D. 

      Xanax

  • 16. 
    Midazolam is classified as a short-acting benzodiaepine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False