Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 3

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1486

SettingsSettingsSettings
Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 3

All questions are shown, but the results will only be given after you’ve finished the quiz. You are given 1 minute per question, a total of 10 minutes in this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Doctor’s Order: Minipress 3000 mcg po ac; Available: Minipress tabs 2 mg (scored). How many tab will you administer in 24 hr?
    • A. 

      1.5 tabs

    • B. 

      3 tabs

    • C. 

      4.5 tabs

    • D. 

      5 tabs

  • 2. 
    Doctor’s Order: Dilantin 0.75 gm po stat; Available: Dilantin 250 mg cap. How many cap will you administer?
    • A. 

      1 cap

    • B. 

      2 caps

    • C. 

      3 caps

    • D. 

      4 caps

  • 3. 
    Doctor’s Order: Digoxin 0.25 mg po daily; Available: Digoxin 125 mcg tabs (scored). How many tab will you administer for this dose?
    • A. 

      1 tabs

    • B. 

      2 tabs

    • C. 

      3 tabs

    • D. 

      4 tabs

  • 4. 
    Doctor’s Order: Klotrix 0.35 mEq/ lb po dissolved in 6 oz of oj at 8 am; Available: Klotrix 8 mEq/mL. How many mL of Klotrix will you add to the oj for a 20.5 Kg patient?
    • A. 

      0.5 ml

    • B. 

      1 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

    • D. 

      2.5 ml

  • 5. 
    Doctor’s Order: Megace Oral Suspension 160 mg po bid; Directions for mixing: Add 100 mL of water and shake vigorously. Each 0.5 mL will contain 10.7 mg of Megace. How many tbsp of Megace will you administer?
    • A. 

      0.5 tbsp

    • B. 

      2.5 tbsp

    • C. 

      3.5 tbsp

    • D. 

      5 tbsp

  • 6. 
    Doctor’s Order: Vistaril Oral Susp 10 mg q 4 hr prn anxiety; Directions for mixing: Add 125 mL of water and shake well. Each tsp will yield 15 mg of Vistaril. How many mL will you give?
    • A. 

      1 ml

    • B. 

      1.3 ml

    • C. 

      3 ml

    • D. 

      3.3 ml

  • 7. 
    Your patient had the following intake: 2 1/2 bowls of broth (180 mL/bowl). 1 can of tomato juice (4.5 oz/can ). 4 oz of cottage cheese. 1 ¾ L of NS IV and ½ pt of ice cream. What will you record as the total intake in mL for this patient?
    • A. 

      2.858 ml

    • B. 

      2.585 ml

    • C. 

      2.705 ml

    • D. 

      2.505 ml

  • 8. 
    Your patient has had the following intake: ½ cup of hot tea (240 mL/cup). 3/4 container of grapefruit juice (4 oz/container). 3/4 qt of milk. 1 pt of water. 125 mL of D5W IV x 8 hr and 2 oz of fruit cocktail. What will you record as the total intake in mL for this patient?
    • A. 

      2.460 ml

    • B. 

      2.640 ml

    • C. 

      2.520 ml

    • D. 

      2.250 ml

  • 9. 
    Doctor’s Order: Tobramycin 1.25mg/Kg IM q 12 hr; Available: Tobramycin 0.2 g/mL. How many mL will you administer to a 183 lb patient for each dose?
    • A. 

      0.52 ml

    • B. 

      1.52 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

    • D. 

      4 ml

  • 10. 
     Doctor’s Order: Heparin 4.390 units Sub Q bid; Available: Heparin 5.000 USP units per ml in 10 ml. How many mL will you administer?
    • A. 

      8.8 ml

    • B. 

      0.88 ml

    • C. 

      1.88 ml

    • D. 

      0.18 ml

Back to Top Back to top