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NUR103: DOSAGE CALCULATION PRACTICE EXAM WITH COMPLETE SOLUTION

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Download NUR103: DOSAGE CALCULATION PRACTICE EXAM WITH COMPLETE SOLUTION and more Exams Nursing in PDF only on Docsity! NUR103: 100 DOSAGE CALCULATION PRACTICE EXAM WITH COMPLETE SOLUTION 1. The physician orders 1000 cc D5W to infuse over a 20 hour. The drop factor of the IV administration set is 15 gtt = 1 ml. Calculate the number of drops per minute you would administer. - ANSWER- 13 gtt/min 2. The physician orders 1000 cc D5W with 1/4% NS to infuse in 8 hours. The drop factor of the administration set is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the number of drops/min you would administer. - ANSWER- 31 gtt/min 3. The physician orders 1000 cc D5 1/2 NS to infuse at 60 gtt/min. The drop factor of the administration set is 20 gtt/ml. Calculate the number of hours the infusion will require. - ANSWER- 5.6 hrs 4. The physician orders 1000 cc D5 1/2 NS to infuse at 50 gtt/min. The drop factor of the administration set is 20 gtt/ml. Calculate the number of hours the infusion will require. - ANSWER- 6.7 hrs 5. At 1 A.M. 750 ml of D10W remains to infuse at 32 gtt/min. The drop factor of the administration set is 20 gtt/ml. When will the infusion be absorbed? - ANSWER- 8:49 A.M 6. At 2 P.M. 600 cc of D10W remains to infuse at 50 gtt/min. The drop factor of the administration set is 15 gtt/ml. When will the infusion be absorbed? - ANSWER- 5 P.M 7. At 10 P.M. 500 cc of D10W remains to infuse at 50 gtt/min. The drop factor of the administration set is 20 gtt/ml. When will the infusion be absorbed? - ANSWER- 1:20 A.M 8. ORDER: 1000 cc D5 1/2 NS to infuse in 8 hours. DROP FACTOR: ______ CALCULATE: _______ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: ml/min 2.1 ml/min 9. ORDER: 1000 cc D10W to infuse in 12 hours. DROP FACTOR: ______ CALCULATE: _______ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 20 gtt/ml CALCULATE: ml/min 1.4 ml/min 10. The physician's order reads: 1000 ml D5W 1/4 NS + 20 mEq KCl q 10h. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the patient receive? - ANSWER- 25 gtt/min 11. ORDER: 1000 cc D5W 1/4NS + 20 mEq KCl q 8h. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE:gtt/min 25 gtt/min 12. ORDER: 1000 ml D5 1/2 NS with 20 mEq KCl to infuse in 12 hours. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 15 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 21 gtt/min 13. Your patient is to receive 1000 ml D5W 1/2 NS with 30 mEq KCl and 1 duplex package of Berocca at 70 cc/hr. The administration set drop factor is 15 drops per ml. Calculate the drops of fluid per minute your patient will receive. - ANSWER- 18 gtt/min 14. ORDER: Liter Plasmalyte 56 D5W at 80 cc/hr. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 16 gtt/min 15. ORDER: Liter Plasmalyte 56 D5W at 60 ml/hr. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 15 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 15 gtt/min 16. ORDER: 500 cc .9% NS with 100 units U100 Regular insulin at 7 units/hr DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 60 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 35 gtt/min 17. ORDER: 500 cc .9% NS with 100 units U100 Regular Insulin at 10 units/hr DROP FACTOR: ________ 37. Your patient is to receive 500 cc D5W with 1 gram Aminophyllin at 20 cc/hr. The label on the administration set specifies 60 drops per ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 20 gtt/min 35. ORDER: 1000 ml D5 1/2 NS to infuse at 32 gtt/min. DROP FACTOR: __________ CALCULATE: _________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: The number of hours the infusion will require. 6.25 hrs 38. ORDER: 500 cc NS with 1 Gm Aminophyllin at 24 cc/hr. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 60 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 24 gtt/min 39. ORDER: 1000 ml D5W .45% NS at 110 cc/hr. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 15 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 28 gtt/min 40. ORDER: 1000 cc D5W .45% NS at 120 ml/hr. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 24 gtt/min 41. Your patient is to receive 500 cc D5W with 10 mEq KCl and 2 grams of Lidocaine to infuse at 2 mg/min. The administration set is 60 drops per ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 30 gtt/min 42. ORDER: 500 cc D5W with 10 mEq KCl and 2 grams of Lidocaine to infuse at 3 mg/min. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 60 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 45 gtt/min 43. Your patient is to receive 500 ml D5W with 2 grams of Lidocaine to infuse 1 mg/min. The administration set is 60 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 15 gtt/min 44. ORDER: 1000 cc NS with 30,000 u Heparin at 1000 u/hr. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 60 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 33 gtt/min 46. ORDER: 1000 cc D5 1/2 NS with 20 mEq KCl to infuse at 35 gtt/min. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 20 gtt/ml CALCULATE: The number of hours the infusion will require. 9.52 hrs 45. The physician's order reads: 1000 ml D5 1/2 NS with 20 mEq KCl and 3000 u Heparin to infuse at 30 gtt/min. If the drop factor is 15 gtt/ml, calculate the number of hours the infusion requires. - ANSWER- 8.3 hrs 47. ORDER: 1000 cc NS with 20 mEq KCl to infuse in 10 hours. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 20 gtt/min 48. At noon 100 cc of whole blood remains to infuse at 15 gtt/min. The administration set is 20 gtt/ml. What time will the blood be absorbed? - ANSWER- 2:13 P.M 49. At 2 P.M. 75 cc of whole blood remains to infuse at 18 gtt/min. The administration set is 12 gtt/ml. What time will the blood be absorbed? - ANSWER- 2:50 P.M. 50. ORDER: 1000 cc Lactated Ringer's in D5W at 3 ml/min. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 15 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min 45 gtt/min 51. Your patient is to receive Tobramycin 80 mg IVSS in 50 ml D5W to run over 30 minutes every 8 hours. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 25 gtt/min 52. ORDER: Tobramycin 120 mg IVSS in 100 ml D5 NS every 8 hours. Give over 60 minutes. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 20 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min. 33 gtt/min 53. Your patient is to receive Ancef Gm ii IVSS in 200 ml D5W to run over 90 minutes every 8 hours. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 33 gtt/min 54. The physician has ordered Vancomycin 500 mg IVSS in 100 ml D5W to run over 60 minutes every 8 hours. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 25 gtt/min 55. ORDER: Aldomet 125 mg IVSS in 100 ml D5W q 6h. Give over 60 minutes. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min. 20 gtt/min 56. Your patient is to receive Aldomet 125 mg IVSS in 100 ml D5W to run over 30 minutes every 6 hours. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 50 gtt/min 57. ORDER: Tagamet 200 mg IVSS in 100 ml D5W q 12h. Give over 20 minutes. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 20 gtt/ml CALCULATE: 100 gtt/min 58. The physician has ordered Tagamet 200 mg IVSS in 100 ml D5W to run over 20 minutes every 6 hours. The administration set drop factor is 12 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 60 gtt/min 59. ORDER: Tobramycin 100 mg IVSS in 50 ml D5W q 8h. Give over 20 minutes. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min. 30 gtt/min 60. The physician has ordered Tobramycin 100 mg IVSS in 50 ml D5W to run over 20 minutes every 8 hours. The administration set drop factor is 20 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 50 gtt/min 77. ORDER: Magnesium Sulfate 5 Gm IVSS in 250 ml D5W at 50 mg/min. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 20 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min. 50 gtt/min 78. ORDER: Ancef Gm ii IVSS in 200 ml D5W every 12 hours. Give over 90 minutes. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 12 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min. 27 gtt/min 79. Your patient is to receive Ancef 1 Gm IVSS in 100 ml D5W to run over 20 minutes every 6 hours. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 75 gtt/min 80. ORDER: 250 ml D5W .45% NS with 200 mg Dopamine at 2 mcg/kg/min. CLIENT WEIGHT: 180 lb. Administer for 20 minutes, assess vital signs, and call physician for further orders. DROP FACTOR: _________ CALCULATE: __________ - ANSWER- DROP FACTOR: 60 gtt/ml CALCULATE: gtt/min. 12 gtt/min 81. The physician has ordered 500 cc Vivonex `Ten' half strength at 50 cc/hr per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 12 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 10 gtt/min 82. The physician has ordered 500 cc Vivonex `Ten' half strength at 80 cc/hr per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 20 gtt/min 83. Your patient is to receive 500 cc Sustacal HC to infuse in 4 hours per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt = 1 ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 31 gtt/min 84. At 11 P.M. 150 cc half strength Vital HN remains to infuse per feeding tube at 70 cc/hr via infusion pump. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 1:09 A.M 85. At 3 P.M. 180 cc half strength Vital HN remains to infuse per feeding tube at 60 cc/hr via infusion pump. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 6 P.M 86. The physician orders 600 cc Sustacal Half Strength at 120 cc per hour per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. How many gtts per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 30 gtt/min 87. The physician orders 500 cc Sustacal Half Strength at 160 cc per hour per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 20 gtt/ml. How many gtts per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 53 gtt/min 88. The physician orders 400 cc Sustacal Half Strength at 150 cc per hour per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. How many gtts per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 38 gtt/min 89. The patient is to receive 450 cc 3/4 Strength Isocal 70 cc/hr. The infusion is started at 4 P.M. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 10:26 P.M 90. The patient is to receive 550 ml 3/4 Strength Isocal 80 cc/hr. The infusion is started at 9 A.M. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 3:53 P.M 91. The physician has ordered 250 cc Isocal Full Strngth at 60 cc/hr per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 15 gtt/min 92. The physician has ordered 300 cc Isocal Full Strngth at 75 cc/hr per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 12 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 15 gtt/min 93. The physician has ordered 500 cc Isocal Full Strngth at 85 cc/hr per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 20 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 28 gtt/min 94. Your patient is to receive 300 cc Ensure + HN to infuse over 1.5 hours per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 50 gtt/min 95. Your patient is to receive 400 cc Ensure + HN to infuse over 2 hours per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 20 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 67 gtt/min 96. Your patient is to receive 350 cc Ensure + HN to infuse over 1.75 hours per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the drops per minute. - ANSWER- 50 gtt/min 97. At 3 P.M. 300 cc Isocal Half Strength remains to infuse per feeding tube at 60 cc/hr via an infusion pump. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 8 P.M 98. At 2 A.M. 400 ml Isocal Half Strength remains to infuse per feeding tube at 80 cc/hr via an infusion pump. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 7 A.M 99. At 12 A.M. 450 ml Isocal Half Strength remains to infuse per feeding tube at 90 cc/hr via an infusion pump. What time will the feeding be infused? - ANSWER- 5 A.M 100. The physician has ordered 450 cc Isocal Full Strength at 90 cc/hr per feeding tube. The administration set drop factor is 12 gtt/ml. How many drops per minute should the feeding infuse? - ANSWER- 18 gtt/min