LPN – RN Transition

Medical Surgical Nursing

Class Assignment

Convert the following:

30 ml = ________ tsp

45L = ________ mL

168 lbs = _______ kg

7 ounces = _______ mL

2 hours = _______ minutes

125 mcg = _______ mg

The medication is an intramuscular dose of 400,000 units of penicillin G benzathine. The medication label reads penicillin G benzathine 300,000 units/mL. The nurse prepares how much medication to administer the correct dose? Show your calculations and record the answer using one decimal place.

What is the classification of the medication in the above question?

What diagnostic procedure is used to determine the selection of this medication?

The medication prescribed is hydromorphone hydrochloride, 3 mg intramuscularly, every 4 hours as needed. The medication label reads hydromorphone hydrochloride, 4 mg/1 mL. The nurse should prepare to administer how many mL to the client? Show your calculations.

What is the classification of the medication in the above question?

What is the antagonist for this medication?

The medication prescribed is digoxin, 0.25 mg orally, daily. The medication label reads digoxin, 0.125 mg/tablet. The nurse should prepare how many tablet(s) to administer the dose? Show your calculations.

The medication prescribed is heparin sodium 650 units subcutaneously, every 12 hours. The medication vial reads heparin sodium 1000 units/mL. The nurse prepares how many milliliters to administer one dose? Show your calculations.

Which angle is used to administer heparin sodium?

The medication prescribed is metoclopramide hydrochloride 10 mg intramuscularly times one dose. The medication label reads metoclopramide hydrochloride, 5 mg/mL. The nurse prepares how much medication to administer the dose? Show your calculations.

The medication prescribed is meperidine hydrochloride, 35 mg intramuscularly. The medication label states meperidine hydrochloride, 50 mg/mL. The nurse plans to prepare how much medication to administer the dose? Show your calculations.

The medication prescribed is prochlorperazine 5 mg intramuscularly, every 4 hours as needed. The medication label states prochlorperazine 10 mg/mL. The nurse prepares how much medication to administer the dose? Show your calculations.

Which class of medication does this medication belong?

What is the major side effect of this medication?

The intravenous prescription is 1000 mL of 0.9% NaCl (normal saline) to run over 12 hours. The drop factor is 15 gtts/1 mL. The nurse plans to adjust the flow rate to how many gtts/minute? Show your calculations and record the answer to the nearest whole number.

The intravenous prescription is 3000 mL of 5% dextrose (D5W) to run over a 24-hour period. The drop factor is 10 gtts/1 mL. The nurse plans to adjust the flow rate to how many gtts/minute? Show your calculations and record the answer to the nearest whole number.

The medication prescribed is atropine sulfate, 0.4 mg intramuscularly, immediately. The medication label states atropine sulfate, 0.3 mg/0.5 mL. The nurse prepares how much medication to administer the dose? Show your calculations and round answer to one decimal place.

What affect does atropine have on the heart rate?

The medication prescribed is levodopa 1 g orally, daily. The medication label states levodopa, 500-mg tablets. The nurse prepares to administer how many tablets at the evening dose?

The medication prescribed is zidovudine, 0.2 g orally, three times daily. The medication label states zidovudine, 100-mg tablets. The nurse prepares to administer how many tablets for one dose? Fill in the blank.

Which disorder is this medication used to manage?

HIV

Viral pneumonia

Streptococcus infection

MRSA

The medication prescribed is atropine sulfate, 0.4 mg. The medication label states atropine sulfate, 0.5 mg/0.5 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse prepare to administer to the client? Show your calculations

What effect would atropine have on the pupils of the eye?

The medication prescription reads phenytoin, 0.2 g orally, twice daily. The medication label states 100-mg capsules. The nurse prepares how many capsule(s) to administer one dose? Show your calculations

What is the therapeutic blood level for phenytoin?

The physician orders Amoxicillin/Pen V-K suspension 900 in two divided doses for a patient who weighs 130 lbs. The suspension is available as 125/2mL.

How many kilograms does the child weigh?

What volume should be administered for each dose?

A client is to receive ciprofloxacin for upper respiratory infection. The physician has ordered 850 mg in a 24 hour period. The ciprofloxacin is ordered every 6 hours. How many mg will the nurse administer for each dose?

A client is to receive a loading dose of Levaquin 500 mg, and then 250 mg daily 10 days for treatment of bacterial pneumonia. The label reads Levaquin 125 mg per tablet.

How many tablets will the client receive for the first dose?

How many tablets will the client receive for the daily dose prescribed?

Your patient needs 350 mg. of tetracycline intramuscular. The label says tetracycline 700 mg/1 mL. How many millimeters should you administer?

What would be the best technique for administering tetracycline intramuscularly?

The health care provider prescribes 1000 mL of 0.45% normal saline to run over 8 hours. The drop (gtt) factor is 15 gtt/mL. The nurse plans to adjust the flow rate to how many gtt/min? Show your calculations. Round your answer to the nearest whole number

The IV solution in the above question is hypertonic. True or False Circle correct answer.

The nurse is checking the remaining volume in a 1000-mL intravenous (IV) bag that is scheduled to infuse over 8 hours on an electronic infusion pump. The nurse has just noted at 11:00 am that the remaining IV fluid is at the 500-mL level. At 12:00 noon at which numerical level (mL) should the IV fluid be? Show your calculations.

How often should the nurse check on ta client receiving the IV fluids?

Medical Surgical Nursing

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