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Are you looking towards or preparing for becoming a medical assistant or nurse? Well, you have to make sure you are updated with the basics and essentials needed to get through the main exam. This quiz here consists of some...

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    The doctor ordered Magnesium Sulfate 4gm IV to be given over 20 minutes. Magnesium Sulfate come in 40gm/1000mL IV bottle. You would set your pump at _____mL/hour.

Read the question carefully. Select the best answer and mark the corresponding letter. You may use a calculator for computation. Show your solution on the space provided for each number. Good luck!

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    The doctor ordered Labetalol Hydrochloride (Normodyne) 300 mg PO bid. The available dose is 200 mg tablets. The nurse will give:

Mark the letter of the letter of choice then click on the next button. Score will be posted as soon as the you are done with the quiz..You got 20 minutes to finish the exam. Good luck!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 3344   |  Last updated: Sep 15, 2020
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    The doctor ordered Magnesium Sulfate 4gm IV to be given over 20 minutes. Magnesium Sulfate come in 40gm/1000mL IV bottle. You would set your pump at _____mL/hour.

Please have a calculator ready

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 2953   |  Last updated: Nov 16, 2018
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    Nurses are legally responsible for applying the six rights of medication administration as a standard of care.

Mark the letter of the letter of choice then click on the next button. Answer will be revealed after each question. No time limit  to finish the exam. Good luck!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 1423   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2019
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    The 10am medications scheduled for your patient include Keflex 2.0 g in 100 ml of a 5% Dextrose solution. According to the pharmacy, this preparation should be administered in thirty minutes. The IV tubing on your unit delivers 10 gtts per milliliter. What is the correct rate of flow in drops per minute?
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Drug Dosage Calculation Questions & Answers


What is the correct amount? The doctor ordered Magnesium Sulfate 4gm IV to be given over 20 minutes. Magnesium Sulfate come in 40gm/1000mL IV bottle. You would set your pump at...
The correct answer is option B – 300mL/hr. Since you need to give 4gm of magnesium sulphate over 20 minutes and it comes in 40gm/1000mL You do the following: Divide 4gm by 40gm and multiply by 1000mL 4/40 = 0.01 0.01 1000 = 100 Divide one hour
What is the rate of flow if the IV tubing delivers 20gtt/ml? The physician orders 1.5 liters of Lactated Ringers solution to be administered intravenously to your patient over the next 12...
Amount of Solution (mL) x Drop Factor (gtt/mL) =xgtt/min Time (minutes)Don't forget to convert 1.5 L into mL AND 12 hours into minutes!1500mLx20gtt/mL 720 minutes1500 mLx20 gtt/mL = 30,000 gtt30,000 gtt/720 minutes = 41.66666666 gtt/minA
What is the IV flow rate in mL/hr if someone ordered 928,000 mcL D5W IV to infuse in 6.5 hr by infusion pump?
B is the answer to this question. The nurse will be in charge of adjusting the clamp on the intravenous tube. The adjustments can either slow down or speed up the rate of the flow of IV fluid. In order to see if the flow is correct, they would count
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