Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The cardiac patient is to receive Cardizem 5 mg IVP. The vial contains 10 mg/2 ml. How many ml will you give?
    • A. 

      10 ml

    • B. 

      5 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

    • D. 

      1 ml

  • 2. 
    The patient is to take Aspirin gr. X. The bottle contains Aspirin 300 mg tablets. How many tablets should he take?
    • A. 

      0.5 tablet

    • B. 

      1 tablet

    • C. 

      1.5 tablets

    • D. 

      2 tablets

  • 3. 
    Digoxin 125 mcg is ordered IVP every a.m. The vial contains 0.5 mg in 2 ml. How many ml will you give?
    • A. 

      0.2 ml

    • B. 

      0.5 ml

    • C. 

      1.5 ml

    • D. 

      2 ml

  • 4. 
    The pre-op patient is ordered Atropine gr. 1/150 IM. The vial contains Atropine 0.4 mg in 1 ml. How much will you give?
    • A. 

      1 ml

    • B. 

      1.5 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

    • D. 

      2.5 ml

  • 5. 
    The patient is to receive Heparin 1500 units/hr by IV infusion. The IV contains 25.000 units of Heparin in 250 ml of D5W. At what rate should you set the IV pump (ml/hr)?
    • A. 

      15 ml/hr

    • B. 

      16 ml/hr

    • C. 

      17 ml/hr

    • D. 

      20 ml/hr

  • 6. 
    The IV with Nitroglycerin is infusing at 6 ml/hr. The concentration of the IV is 50 mg in 250 ml of D5W. How many mg/hr is the patient receiving?
    • A. 

      1.2 mg/hr

    • B. 

      5.2 mg/hr

    • C. 

      25 mg/hr

    • D. 

      30 mg/hr

  • 7. 
    The patient is ordered an IV of 1000 ml of Normal Saline over 8 hours.At what rate would you set the IV pump (ml/hr)?
    • A. 

      125 ml/hr

    • B. 

      250 ml/hr

    • C. 

      100 ml/hr

    • D. 

      2 ml/hr

  • 8. 
    How many drops per minute would you set the gravity IV tubing with a drip factor of 15 drops/ml?
    • A. 

      35 gtts/min

    • B. 

      19 gtts/min

    • C. 

      31 gtts/min

    • D. 

      15 gtts/min

  • 9. 
    If the current IV bag was started at 1:00. what time would you hang the next bag?
    • A. 

      05:00

    • B. 

      07:00

    • C. 

      09:00

    • D. 

      11:00

  • 10. 
    The patient with an infection is to receive an IVPB of Ampicillin 500 mg in 50 ml over 30 minutes. At what rate would you set the pump?
    • A. 

      300 ml/hr

    • B. 

      200 ml/hr

    • C. 

      100 ml/hr

    • D. 

      50 ml/hr

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