9 Questions
| Total Attempts: 677

Choose the letter of the right answer. You have 20 mins to answer the questions.

Questions and Answers

- 1.A patient is receiving 160 mg of methylprednisolone IM every 12 hours. You have on hand two vials that each contains 125 mg/2 mL. How much will you draw into a syringe?
- A.
2.6 mL

- B.
2.5 mL

- C.
2.4 mL

- D.
2.3 mL

- 2.You have available lorazepam (Ativan) 0.5 mg tablets, and you need to administer 1 mg PO. How many tablets will you administer?
- A.
2 tablets

- B.
1 tablet

- C.
3 tablets

- D.
4 tablets

- 3.A patient is instructed to take acetaminophen (Tylenol) liquid (elixir) 650 mg qid. The elixir is 160 mg/5 mL. How many milliliter per dose should the patient take?
- A.
20 mL

- B.
18 mL

- C.
21 mL

- D.
25 mL

- 4.The physician writes a “now” order for codeine 45 mg IM for a patient with a vertebral compression fracture. You have on hand codeine 60 mg/2 mL. How many milliliters should you give?
- A.
1.5 mL

- B.
2.0 mL

- C.
2.5 mL

- D.
3.0 mL

- 5.A patient with heart failure has a daily order for digoxin 0.25 mg PO. Digoxin 0.125 mg tablets are available. How many tablets should you give?
- A.
2 tablets

- B.
1 tablet

- C.
3 tablets

- D.
4 tablets

- 6.A patient on hemodialysis must maintain careful intake and output. For breakfast he had 1 measured cup of coffee and 3 oz of milk on his cereal. For lunch he drank 6 oz of lemonade and ate 1 cup of soup. For supper he drank 1 measured cup of coffee. He took his morning and evening pills with 4 oz of water each time. Has he stayed within his 1000 mL fluid restriction?
- A.
No, he has exceeded his fluid restriction limit by 230 mL.

- B.
He stayed within his 1000 mL fluid restriction

- C.
No, he has exceeded his fluid restriction limit by 200 mL.

- D.
No, he has exceeded his fluid restriction limit by 250 mL.

- 7.You have on hand hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 4 mg/mL. You need to administer 0.015 mg/kg to a patient who weighs 150 pounds. How many milliliters should you administer?
- A.
0.26 mL

- B.
0.25 mL

- C.
0.30 mL

- D.
0.37 mL

- 8.You have an order to administer 40 mg of methadone SC for opioid detoxification. You have on hand 30 mg/mL. How much should you draw into the syringe?
- A.
1.3 mL

- B.
1.1 mL

- C.
1.2 mL

- D.
1.4 mL

- 9.A patient is placed on methadone maintenance therapy of 15 mg/day PO. It is supplied as 10 mg in 5 mL oral solution. How many milliliters should you instruct the patient to take?
- A.
7.5 mL

- B.
7.0 mL

- C.
8.5 mL

- D.
8.0 mL