11 Questions

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Questions and Answers

- 1.Nurses are legally responsible for applying the six rights of medication administration as a standard of care.
- A.
True

- B.
False

- 2.The most common medication error is the right dose.
- A.
True

- B.
False

- 3.It is not necessary to have a second licensed nurse check your narcotics.
- A.
True

- B.
False

- 4.
- A.
1/2 hour prior to or after scheduled administration time

- B.
2 hours prior to or after scheduled administration time

- C.
1 hour prior to or after scheduled administration time

- D.
15 minutes prior to or after scheduled administration time

- 5.IV medications have a more rapid onset than PO medications.
- A.
True

- B.
False

- 6.What is the definition of Bioavailability
- A.
The need for dosing within a 12 hour time period

- B.
The need for consistent dosing around the clock

- C.
The need for dosing over a 72 hour period

- 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?
- A.
.32

- B.
4.8

- C.
0.48

- D.
.84

- 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?
- A.
2.16

- B.
21.6

- C.
216

- D.
22.6

- 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?
- A.
180.8

- B.
142.8

- C.
320

- D.
115.5

- 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?
- A.
100

- B.
120

- C.
225

- D.
125

- 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?
- A.
No

- B.
Yes