Drug Dosage Calculations Competency Pop Quiz

11 Questions  I  By MSFLI on March 7, 2012
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1.  Nurses are legally responsible for applying the six rights of medication administration as a standard of care.
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2.  The most common medication error is the right dose.
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3.  It is not necessary to have a second licensed nurse check your narcotics.
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4.  Medications must be given within which time frame of the specified order
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5.  IV medications have a more rapid onset than PO medications.
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6.  What is the definition of Bioavailability 
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7.  Solumedrol 2.5 mg/kg is ordered for a child weighing 8 kg. Solumedrol is available as 125 mg / 3 mL is available. How many mL must the nurse administer?
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8.  Solumedrol 2.5 mg/kg is ordered for a child weighing 36 kg. Solumedrol is available as 125 mg / 3 mL is available. How many mL must the nurse administer?
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9.  Ordered 928,000 mcL D5W IV to infuse in 6.5 hr by infusion pump. What is the IV flow rate in mL/hr?
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10.  Phenytoin (Dilantin), 25,000,000 mcg PO, is ordered to be given through a nasogastric tube. Phenytoin is available as 3,000 mg / 15 mL. How much would the nurse administer?
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11.  A doctor orders 200 mg of Rocephin to be taken by a 15.4 lb infant every 8 hours. The medication label shows that 75-150 mg/kg per day is the appropriate dosage range. Is this doctor's order within the desired range?
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