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**1). The nurse needs to administer Acyclovir 300mg IV q 8
hours. The child weighs 65 lbs. The safe dose range is 20 -
30mg/kg/day. The nurse needs to administer the drug: Acyclovir
300mg/200ml IV over 1 hour by pump. A) Is the dose safe?
___________**

**B) What is the rate of the infusion, mls/hr?
___________________**

**2) Amoxicillin 500mg is to be administered q4 hours. The
child weighs 27lbs. The safe dose range is: 15 to 20mg/kg/day. Is
the order safe? _______________**

**3).The order is for Augmentin 1 ½ teaspoons. How many
mls would you administer?**

**4) Order: Rocephin 1 G in 250ml to infuse over 2 hours.
Drip Rate 20gtts/ml. Calculate the**

**drops/minute? ____________**

**5) Order: Synthroid 300 mcg**

**Supply: Synthroid 0.3 mg tablets**

**Give:**

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1). Order states: Biaxin 300mg PO q4hours. Pharmacy
sends Biaxin 500mg/ml. The safe dose range is 7 to 12mg/kg/dose.
The child weighs 20kg.
A) Is it safe?
B) How many mls would the nurse administer?
2). The nurse reads an order: 1 Liter D5 ½ NS over 24
hours. What would the rate (ml) be using the Joey Kangaroo
Pump?
3). Order: Vancomycin 700mg IV over 2 hours daily. The
pharmacy sends Vancomycin 700mg/250ml. What rate does the nurse set...

1) The physician orders morphine syrup 30mg po q4hrs prn for
pain. The pharmacy supplies morphine syrup 20mg/mL for this
patient. The nurse should administer ..................mL per dose
for pain.
Please round to nearest 10th if necessary
2) The physician orders clindamycin 300mg in 100ml 0.9% normal
saline to infuse at 10mg/min. How long will this infusion last?
3) The doctor’s order is 5L of D5W with 20mEq of potassium to
infuse over 48 hours. What is the amount (in...

14. A pediatric nurse practitioner orders Amoxil 60 mg po every
8 hours. The child weighs 12.5 pounds. The safe range is
20-40mg/kg/day in 3 equal doses. The available dose is 125mg/5mL.
If safe, how many mLs will you give?

14.A pediatric nurse practitioner orders Amoxil 60 mg po every 8
hours. The child weighs 12.5 pounds. The safe range is
20-40mg/kg/day in 3 equal doses. The available dose is 125mg/5mL.
If safe, how many mLs will you give?

The healthcare provider prescribes Amoxicillin 500 mg PO every
8 hours for a child who weighs 77 lbs. The available suspension is
labeled, amoxicillin suspension 250 mg/5ml. The recommended maximum
dose is 50mg/kg/24hr. How many mL should the nurse administer in a
single dose based on the child’s weight?

The healthcare provider prescribes Amoxicillin 500 mg PO every
8 hours for a child who weighs 77 lbs. The available suspension is
labeled, amoxicillin suspension 250 mg/5ml. The recommended maximum
dose is 50mg/kg/24hr. How many mL should the nurse administer in a
single dose based on the child’s weight?
A 32- week primigravida who is in preterm labor receives a
prescription for an infusion of D5W 500 ml with magnesium sulfate
20 grams at 1 gram/hour. How many ml/hr should...

A child who weighs 25 kg is receiving IV ampicillin 300 mg/kg/24
hours in equally divided doses every 4 hours. How many mgs should
the nurse administer to the child for each dose?

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Q3. The physician order reads “Administer Acetaminophen 625 mg
PO QID prn headache or fever." The medication is available as an
elixir of 250 mg/ 5 mL. What is the maximum amount (in mL) the
nurse might administer to this client in one day?
Q4. A neonate weighs 10 pounds 2 oz. The physician order reads
“Administer Claforan IV 225 mg/kg/day in divided doses BID." What
is the dose (in mg) the nurse should administer in one dose?...

1. Ordered: D5W 500 ml to infuse in 12 hours. The drop
factor of your tubing is 15gtts / mL. How many drops per minute
would you infuse?
2. A 7-year-old child who weighs 28 kilograms is to
receive 56 mg loading dose of SoluMedrol intravenously. SoluMedrol
is available in 125 mg / 2 mL vial. How many
milliliters should the nurse administer.
3. A neonate who weighs 2800 grams is to receive a 0.1
mg / kg / dose...

The MD has ordered 250 units/1 hr through IV. The pharmacy
sends an IV bag labeled Heparin 25,000 units/500 mL of D5W IV
solution. Calculate the IV pump setting for mL/hr. Round
your answer to the nearest whole number.
Order is for 50mg/1 hr. Med sent to the RN is 2g/100 mL Normal
Saline. Calculate the mL/hr to set the pump. Round your
answer to the nearest whole number.
MD order is 500 mL of 0.9% NaCl to infuse in...

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