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1 Illinois Valley Community College Nursing Program Math Questions How many mg of the antibiotic Penicillin would you prepare for a child who weighs 40kg. If the order is 7.5mg per kg. How many mg The order reads give gr. xv of drug B, on hand is a bottle marked drug B= gr. 3 3/4/tablet. How many tablets The doctor ordered drug C, 15 mg. On hand is a bottle marked Drug C 75 mg. = 1cc. How many cc You are to give drug D gr. ii. The bottle is marked gr. viii/cc. How many cc Would you give? The doctor ordered drug E 20 mg. The bottle states 50 mg/ml. How many ml The bottle is labeled drug F gm/tablets. The doctored ordered gm. How many tablets do you give? The doctor ordered drug G.0006 mg. On hand is a bottle of drug G that is labeled each cc contains mg. How many cc do you give? The doctor ordered medication H 300 mg. On hand is a vial of this medication marked 500mg = 2cc. How many cc You are to give 0.05 gm of drug I. On hand is drug I.25 gm. In 5 cc. How many cc The doctor ordered.003 mg. of drug J. On hand are tablets of drug J marked.001 mg. each. How many tablets do you give? The physician ordered drug K gr. xv. On hand are tablets marked gr. v. How many tablets You are to give drug L gr. 1/100. On hand are tablets marked gr. 1/300. How many tablets The doctor ordered drug M gr. 1/300. On hand is a vial marked gr. 1/100 in each cc. How many cc The doctor ordered 5 mg. of medication N. On hand is medication N = 25 mg/cc. How many cc You are to give gr. iii of drug O. On hand is drug O marked gr. o = 15 m. How minims You are to give gr. iii of medication P. The bottle reads gr. iss/tablet. How many tablets 1

2 Give gr. ¾ of drug Q from a vial marked gr. i/2 ml. The doctor ordered gr. 1/150 of drug R. What you have available is drug R gr. 1/200 per cc. How many cc A 10 cc ampule of medication S contains 350 mg. You are to give 42 mg. of medication S. How many cc 20. Give 25 mg of medication T from a liquid preparation marked 5 mg = 1 m The patient took 10 ml. of a liquid preparation marked 0.25 Gm in 5cc. How much medication did the patient receive? How much of the medication has the patient received when he has taken 5 ml if the bottle is labeled 7 mg/2 cc? You are to give 150 mg of medication U. The liquid is marked 30 mg/cc. How many cc You are to give 1 Gm. of drug V. p.o. The liquid preparation is labeled 250 mg. in 5 cc. How many cc How much medication has the patient received when he has taken 25 ml. of a drug when the drug is labeled 5 mg/5cc? Physician s order: Drug W. 250 mg I.M. You have on hand a vial that is marked: Drug W. 1 Gm. in 8 cc. How many cc 4 cc of a diluent is added to 300 mg of medication X (powdered form in a vial). You are to give 75 mg. of the drug. The vial is labeled: after reconstitution, each ml will contain 60 mg. You are to give 30 mg of drug Y. On hand, you have drug Y in a vial that is marked gr. ii/cc. How many cc You are to administer drug Z. gr. ¼. The medication comes in a 2 ml vial that needs 20 mg/ml. How much Physician s order: Drug AA. 10 mg. p.o. You have on hand the drug in syrup form marked gr. 1/3 per cc. How much You are to give gm 1 of drug BB. On hand are tablets of the drug marked gr. xv/ tablet. How many tablets You are to administer gr. 2 ¼ of medication CC from a vial that is marked 50 mg/cc. How many ml. of the drug would you administer? Give gr. 1/150 of drug DD from a 2 ml. vial that contains 0.4 mg. per cc. How many cc You are to give drug EE gr. 1/300. On hand is the drug in a 2 ml vial that contains 0.4 mg. of the drug. How many cc would you administer? 2

3 Give 0.4 mg of drug FF from a vial containing gr. 1/300 per ml. You are to administer 0.5 mcg of drug GG. On hand is the drug in a vial that reads mcg/cc. How much You are to give 0.2 mg from a vial containing gm/5 ml. How many ml of the drug The doctor has ordered that the patient receive gr. 1/6 of medication HH p.o. You have on hand the drug in 5 mg. tablets. How many tablets would you give the patient? How many teaspoons of a drug would a patient get if the M.D. ordered gr. iss and the bottle is marked 15 mg/ml? How many minims of drug II would you give the patient if the doctor ordered 50 mg and the vial reads gr. iii/cc? You are to give 250 mg of a drug JJ I.M. The ampule is labeled gr viiss/2 ml. How many ml You are to give 350 mg. of a medication that is supplied in 2 cc ampules that contain 125 mg. You are to give gr. ii of a med that is supplied as 240 mg/2cc. How many cc will you give? You are to initiate IV therapy: 3 liters per day. You will use a microdrip setup with 60 gtts/cc. How many drops per minute will you allow to infuse? Give gr. viiss of a drug that is supplied in 100 mg. tablets. How many tablets will you give? You are to give 200 mg. of a drug that is supplied as 50 mg/cc. How many drams of the syrup You are to administer 1.5 Gm of a drug that is supplied in tablets that contain gr. viiss. How many tablets You are to give gr. 1/60 of a med. That is supplied as 5 mg/2cc. How many cc will you give? You are to add 2 Gm. of a medication to 500 cc of IV solution. You are to allow 500 mg. of that medication infused into the patient each hour. (10gtts/cc) How many gtts/minute will you allow to infuse? You are to give 225 mg. of a drug that is supplied as gr.v/cc. How many minims will you give the patient? You are to give 750 mg. of a drug that is supplied as 300 mg/5cc. How many cc 3

4 You are to give 1,000,000 Units of Procaine Penicillin I.M. On hand is a vial that holds 10,000,000 units/5cc. IV: 1000 ml of D5W q 7h. (15gtts/ml.) How many gtts/ minute will you allow to infuse? You have a vial of medication in powder form 1000 mg. How much sterile water will you add as a diluent so that each cc contains 100 mg? A patient accidentally took 4 tablets of a medication. How much of the drug did he consume if each tablet contained 450 mg? You are to give 675 mg of a drug that is supplied as 200 mg/0.5 cc. How many cc You have a vial of medication that contains 600 mg of the drug in powder form. How much diluent will you add so that each cc contains 250 mg? IV: 500 cc q11 hours. (15 gtts/cc) How many gtts/minute will you allow to infuse? You are to give 4 mg. of a drug that is supplied as gr. 1/30 per tablet. How many tablets You are to give 5 mg. of a drug that is supplied as gr. 1/60 per 0.5 cc. How many ml will you give? You are to give 15 mg. of a drug that is supplied as GM per cc. How many minims 63. Physician s order: 180 mg. of a drug that is supplied s gr. 1/4/cc. How many cc will you give? You have a vial containing 150 mg of a drug in powder form. How much diluent will you add so that each contains 30 mg? IV: 1000 cc q7h. (10gtts/cc) How many gtts/ minute will you allow to infuse? Physician s order: 200 mg. of a drug. You have on hand that drug in 2cc vials that contain 400 mg/cc. Give 560 mg. of a drug that is supplied as gr. i per ml. How many ml You are to add 2.5 Gm. of medication to a 1000 cc IV solution. You are to have 200 mg. infuse per hour. (10gtts/cc) How many gtts/minute will you allow to infuse? You are to give the patient 0.3 mg. of a drug that is supplied as gr. 1/300 per cc. 4

5 You are to give 675 mg. of a medication that is supplied as 400 mg. per 2 ml. How many ml. You are to give a patient 42 units of NPH insulin. No insulin syringes are available So you must use a tuberculin syringe. If the vial of insulin reads 100 units per cc, how many minims will you administer? You are to give 35 mg. of a drug that is supplied in ampules that contain 50 mg/cc. You are to give 0.35 Gm. of medication that is supplied as 200mg/cc. You are to give 0.1 Gm. of a drug that is supplied as gr. ss per 0.5 cc. You are to give 14 mg. of a med that you have on hand in vials that contain gr. 1/60 per 2 ml. How many ml will you administer? IV: 50 ml q 10 h. You will use a microdrip setup. How many gtts/minute will you allow to infuse? You are to give 85 mg of a drug that is supplied as 250 mg. per 5 cc. How many cc You are to administer 20 mg of a drug that you have on hand in a vial that contains gr. ¼ per 2cc. You are to give 500 mg. of a syrup that is supplied as 50 mg./cc. How many drams will you give the patient? You are to give 0.7 mg. of a drup that is supplied as gr. 1/300 per ml. How many ml You are to give 0.8 mg. of am ed that is supplied as gr. 1/150 per 3 cc. Physician s order: 420 mg. of a drug. You have that drug on hand in a 10 cc vial that contains 150 mg/ml. How many ml You are to give 75 mg. of a drug that is supplied as gr. ss. Per 2 cc. How many cc You are to give 335 mg. of a drug that is supplied as 200 mg. per 2 cc. How many cc You are to administer gr. 1/3 of a medication that is supplied in tablets that contain 10 mg. each. You are to make a liter of 20% Drug A solution. How many cc of pure Drug A will You add to the liter of solvent? 5

6 Physician s order: 800 mg of a drug in syrup form. You have on hand that drug which is supplied as 80 mg/cc. How many teaspoons of syrup At 7 a.m., you hung an IV that was to infuse over a 10 hour period. At 10 a.m. you notice that 400 cc of the bottle has already infused. You need to recalculate the IV drip rate so that the remainder of the solution infuses until 5 p.m. (Hospital drip rate of 10 gtts/cc.) How many gtts/minute will you now allow to infuse? 89. How many cc of pure drup will you add to make a pint solution of the strength 1:5? You are to give 1.7 Gm. of a drug that you have on hand as 450 mg per 0.5 cc. You are to give 42 mg. of a drug that is supplied as 55 mg/cc. How many minims will you administer? Physician s order: gr. ii of a medication. You have that medication in tablet form, each containing 10 mg. How many tablets How many cc of pure drug will you add to make a quart 1:1000 solution? How many cc of pure drug will you add to make a liter of 3% solution? The physician has ordered that you add 5 Gm. of medication to a liter of IV solution and infuse the IV at a rate that the patient will receive 750 mg. of the drug each hour. (15 gtts/cc ) How many gtts/ minute will you have to infuse? You are to give the patient.75 Gm. of medication that you have supplied in a 2 cc ampule that contains 375 mg. How many ml. will you give the patient? You are to give the patient 125 mg. of a drug that is supplied a Gm. 1 per 10 cc. How many cc of pure drug will you add in order to make 750 cc of a 7.5 % solution? 99. You are to give a child some medication: 15 mg/kgm/day. If the child weighs 55 pounds, how many mg/day will he receive? If, in the above question, the child receives that dose at one time, the medication is supplied as 50 mg/0.5 cc, how many cc You are to give gr. 1/100 of a drug that is supplied as.1 mg/0.5 cc. Give 20 mg. of a med. From an ampule labeled 4 mg. per 1.5 cc. Give gr. 1/60 of a drug from a vial labeled 2 mg. per 2 cc. How many drams of a med will you give if you are to give a patient 160 mg. of a drug when the bottle is labeled 20 mg./ml? 6

7 You are to give a child some medication, 20 mg/kgm/day. How many mg. will the child receive if he weighs 11 lbs.? Using the above situation, if the bottle of the medication is supplied as 40 mg/cc, how many cc will the child receive each day? IV: 1000 cc q 9 hours. (15 gtts per cc). How many gtts per minute will you allow to infuse? 1,500 mg = Gm..05 Gm = mg. Give 350 mg of a drug from a bottle labeled 70 mg/2cc. Give gr. v of a med that is labeled GM. i per 5 cc. Give 450 mg of a med that is packaged in 200 mg. tablets. Give gr. iii of a drug that is labeled 50 mg/ml. An IV order: 500 cc q6h. You use a microdrip setup with 60 gtts/cc. How many drops per minute will you allow to infuse? A Liter bottle of IV was ordered q10h. 3 hours after the bottle was hung, you noticed that 400 cc had already infused. You must readjust the IV so that the remaining fluid is infused at the end of the 10 hour period. (10 gtts/cc) How many gtts/minute will you readjust the rate to? Give 15 mg from a vial marked gr. 1/6 per 0.5 ml. Physician s order: 240 mg. of a medication that is packaged gr. i/tablet. You are to give a child a medication- 10 mg/kgm, t.i.d. The child weighs 33 lbs.\ How much medication will the child receive in each dose? If the above medication is packaged as 100 mg/cc, how many minims will he receive at each dose? Give 0.25 Gm. from a medication labeled 50 mg/tablet. Give gr. x from tablets marked 0.6 Gm/tablet. Give 800 mg of a medication marked 600 mg/4 cc. You are to give a patient gr. 1/100 of a med. that is supplied as gr. 1/300 per ml. How many ml will you give the patient. How many minims of a drug must you give a patient if you are to give him 175 mg From a vial marked 125 mg. per 0.5 cc? Give gr. 1/150 of a medication that is packaged as 2 mg/5 cc.

8 IV: 1000 cc q24 hours. You will use an IMED machine for this infusion so, you will set the machine at how many cc/hour? Give 25 mcg. Of a medication that is supplied as 10 mcg/cc. How many drams of a medication will you give if you are to give 250 mg. of a drug that is packaged as 125 mg/cc? Give 950 mg. of a drug that is supplied as 0.1 Gm per 0.5 ml.

9 ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE NURSING PROGRAM Math Questions Key mg 2. 4 tab cc cc ml 6. 3 tab cc cc 9. 1 cc tab tab tab cc cc ml tab cc cc cc ml gm mgm cc cc mgm cc cc cc cc cc tab cc cc ml cc cc ml tab oz/ 1.5 tsp or 4 m ml cc cc tab dr tab cc gt m/12m cc cc gtt cc mgm cc cc gtt cc tab cc /1.6 m cc cc gtt cc cc/8.5 cc gtt cc cc /6.72 m cc cc cc/1.5 cc ml gtt cc cc 79. 2/ cc cc ml cc cc tab cc tsp gt cc cc m/12.2 m tab cc cc gtt cc cc cc mgm cc cc cc cc mg cc cc cc ¼ tab ml gtt ml tab mg m tab tab cc cc /11.2 m cc cc dr

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