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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 101.5°F. 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 Check Answers