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Module 2: Quiz

    1. A pediatrician orders Cephalexin 12.5 mg/ kg by mouth (po) every 12 hours (bid). The child weighs 33 pounds (lbs). The pharmacist provides you with Cephalexin oral suspension 100 mg/mL. How many milliliters (mL) of Cephalexin will you administer bid? (1 kg = 2.2 lbs)
    a) 1.5 mL
    b) 1.8 mL
    c) 18.0 mL
    d) 1.9 mL
    2. An ER physician orders Amoxicillin suspension, 0.25 grams (g), by mouth (po) immediately (STAT) for a 9-year-old patient diagnosed with otitis media. The pharmacist provides you with Amoxicillin suspension: 125 mg/ 5 mL. How many teaspoon(s) (t) will you administer to the patient? (1 t = 5 mL)
    a) 1.0 t
    b) 1.5 t
    c) 2.0 t
    d) 2.5 t
    3. An older physician orders Aspirin grain X (gr 10), by mouth (po), for a patient with a headache. The pharmacist provides you with Aspirin 325 mg tablets (tab). How many tab(s) will you administer to the patient? (1 gr = 60 mg)
    a) 1.0 tab
    b) 1.5 tabs
    c) 2.0 tabs
    d) 2.25 tabs
    4. A nurse practitioner orders 0.4 ounces (oz) of liquid Tylenol every 4-6 hr. for a temperature greater than 101.5F. You have a measuring cup in milliliter (mL) calibrations. How many mL will you administer to the patient? (1 oz = 30 mL)
    a) 10.0 mL
    b) 11.0 mL
    c) 12.0 mL
    d) 1.2 mL
    5. A registered nurse is to infuse 1.25-liters (L) of an isotonic intravenous (IV) solution for a dehydrated patient. Approximately how many ounces (oz) will the RN be infusing? (1 oz = 30 mL)
    a) 40.0 oz
    b) 42.0 oz
    c) 43.0 oz
    d) 44.0 oz
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