PTCB Practice Test 10

10 Questions
PTCB practice test 10

Parenteral calculations

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The physician orders Humulin Lente U-100 insulin #10ml, 36 units subcutaneous injection in a.m. What is the day supply?
    • A. 

      27 days

    • B. 

      30 days

    • C. 

      28 days

  • 2. 
    [ Ativan (lorazepam) Injection 4mg/ml ] Mr. Lewis requires Ativan 1mg IM stat for severe agitation. How many milliliters will be administer?
    • A. 

      25 ml

    • B. 

      0.25 ml

    • C. 

      0.3 ml

  • 3. 
    [ Duramorph (morphine sulfate injection, USP) 10mg/10ml ] Mrs. Andis requires Duramorph 6mg IV q4h for pain. How many milliliters would the patient take daily?
    • A. 

      36 ml

    • B. 

      24 ml

    • C. 

      6 ml

  • 4. 
    [ Solu-Cortef (hydrocortisone sodium succinate for injection, USP) 250mg (2ml Act-O-vial) ] The physician orders Solu-Cortef 0.05g IM q6h for your patient with scleroderma. How many milliliters will you administer?
    • A. 

      0.0004 ml

    • B. 

      0.4 ml

    • C. 

      4 ml

  • 5. 
    [ Codeine Phosphate injection, USP 30mg, 1/2 gr per ml ] The physician orders codeine gr ss subcutaneous q4h for your patient after a lumber laminectomy for pain relief. How many milliliters will you administer?
    • A. 

      100 ml

    • B. 

      10 ml

    • C. 

      1 ml

  • 6. 
    The physician orders mycostatin 400,000 units po four times a day. The drug is supplied 100,000 units/ml after reconstitution. How many milliliters will the nurse administer in one dose?
    • A. 

      16 ml

    • B. 

      4 ml

    • C. 

      20 ml

  • 7. 
    [ Atropine (sulfate injection, USP) 0.4 mg/ml ] Atropine 0.2 mg IM at 0730 is ordered. How many milliliters will be administer?
    • A. 

      0.5 ml

    • B. 

      5 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

  • 8. 
    [ Morphine Sulfate 15 mg/ml ] Your patient needs morphine gr 1/6 subcutaneous stat for myocardial infarction. How many milliliters will you administer?
    • A. 

      47 ml

    • B. 

      10 ml

    • C. 

      0.66 ml

  • 9. 
    [ Scopolamine Hydrobromide Injection, USP 0.4 mg/ml ] The physician orders scopolamine gr 1/150 subcutaneous at 0700. How many milliliters will be administer?
    • A. 

      1 ml

    • B. 

      1.5 ml

    • C. 

      1.2 ml

  • 10. 
    [ Dilaudid-HP 10 mg/ml ] The physician orders Dilaudid gr 1/60 IV q4h prn. How many milliliters will be administered in a day?
    • A. 

      0.1 ml

    • B. 

      0.6 ml

    • C. 

      0.4 ml