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1 Intermediate IV Practice Problems Practice Problem 1 The doctor orders Rocephin 1g IVPB q 24 hours. On the shelf in the medication room there is Rocephin 1 g in 250ml of D 5 W to be given over 1 hour. answer 250 ml What is the time? answer 1 hour The formula = answer = 250 Practice Problem 2 The doctor orders 1000mL D 5 RL to run at 125. How long will this IV infusion run? answer 1000 ml answer 125mL/ rate = time or answer 8 hours

2 Volume x flow rate = time or. 1000mL 1hour The Volume is 1000mL and the flow rate is 125 so = 8hours or 1 125mL = 8 hours to infuse. Practice Problem 3 The doctor orders 500mL of 0.45% NS with 20mEq of KCL to infuse over 8 hours. Calculate the flow rate. answer 500 ml What is the time? answer 8 hours formula 500mL 8 = = 500mL 8 = = Remember to round up! Therefore, the flow rate will be 63. Let s add in something you learned about dose calculations in a previous module.

3 Practice Problem 4 The doctor orders IV heparin The pharmacy sends an IV bag labeled heparin 25,000 units in 250mL of D 5 W. Calculate the EID flow rate for the dose ordered. For this problem you have an added step that involves computing the correct dose of an ordered medication. To calculate the IV pump flow rate, you must use the doctor s order and the given quantity to determine the volume needed (wanted quantity) to deliver the correct dose. What is the doctor s order? answer 1500 What is the given quantity or the dose on hand? answer 25,000units 250mL After two tries with incorrect answer, The dose on hand is 25,000units. 250mL Now that you know the doctor s order and the dose on hand, you can figure out the flow rate by multiplying them. answer 15 Box 4 If correct, Correct! If incorrect, Try again. Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. flow rate is 1500units 250mL ml = ,000units

4 Doctor s order Given Quantity Conversion Wanted quantity the correct EID setting. none = = 15 would be Practice Problem 5 The physician orders aminophylline 44. The pharmacy sent an IV bag labeled: Aminophylline. Calculate the flow rate. For this problem you have an added step that involves computing the correct dose of an ordered medication. To calculate the IV pump flow rate, you must use the doctor s order and the given quantity to determine the volume needed (wanted quantity) to deliver the correct dose. What is the doctor s order? answer 44 The doctor s order is 44. What is the given quantity or the dose on hand? answer The dose on hand is. Now that you know the doctor s order and the dose on hand, you can figure out the flow rate by multiplying them. answer 11 Wanted units are left. Hint: you will need an equivalent. flow rate is 44mg 250mL 1g ml = g 1000mg

5 Physician order Given Quantity Equivalent Wanted quantity = = 11 Practice Problem 6 The nurse checks the IV pump and documents that the pump is set at and delivering 11 and that the IV bag hanging is labeled: Aminophylline the patient receiving?. How many milligrams per hour is Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units mg are left. answer 11 The flow rate is 11. What is the given quantity or the dose on hand? answer The dose on hand is. Now that you know the flow rate and the dose on hand, you can figure out. answer 44 and the wanted units are left. Hint: you will need an equivalent. After two tries with incorrect answer, flow rate is :

6 mg 11mL 1g 1000mg mg = = mL 1g Flow Rate Given Quantity Equivalent Wanted quantity = = 44 Practice Problem 7 An IV of 1000mL of D 5 W is infusing at 90. How long will it take to complete? answer 1000 ml answer 90mL/ After two tries with incorrect answer, The flow rate is how much volume should be administered in a specific amount of time. Therefore, the flow rate is 90mL/. Now you can figure out how long the IV infusion will run by using the equation Volume x flow rate = time or answer hours or 11 hours and 7 minutes Volume x flow rate = time or. After two tries with incorrect answer, The Volume is 1000mL and the flow rate is 90 so 1000mL 1hour = 11.11hours or = hours to infuse. 1 90mL Remember the fractional hour infusion time min 1 1 = 6.6min so 11 hours and 7 minutes is the

7 Practice Problem 8 Calculate the infusion time for an IV of 750mL RL ordered at a rate of 80 answer 750 ml After two tries with incorrect answer, The volume is the total amount to be infused. Therefore, the volume is 750 ml. answer 80mL/ After two tries with incorrect answer, The flow rate is how much volume should be administered in a specific amount of time. Therefore, the flow rate is 80mL/. Volume x flow rate = time or answer 9.38 hours or 9 hours and 23 minutes Volume x flow rate = time or. After two tries with incorrect answer, The Volume is 750 ml and the flow rate is 80 so 750mL 1hour = 9.38hours or = 9.38 hours to infuse. 1 80mL Remember the fractional hour minutes is the infusion time min = 22.8 min or23min so 9 hours and

8 Practice Problem 9 A rate of 75 is ordered for a total volume of 500mL D5W. Calculate the infusion time. answer 500 ml After two tries with incorrect answer, The volume is the total amount to be infused. Therefore, the volume is 500 ml. answer 75mL/ After two tries with incorrect answer, The flow rate is how much volume should be administered in a specific amount of time. Therefore, the flow rate is 75mL/. Now you can figure out how long the IV infusion will run by using the equation Volume x flow rate = time or answer 9.38 hours or 9 hours and 23 minutes Volume x flow rate = time or. After two tries with incorrect answer, The Volume is 500 ml and the flow rate is 75 so 500mL 1hour = 6.67hours or = 6.67 hours to infuse. 1 75mL Remember the fractional hour minutes is the infusion time min = 40.2 min or40min so 6 hours and

9 Practice Problem 10 Calculate the infusion time of an IV with a total of 180ml left in the bag running at 25 answer 180 ml The volume is the total amount to be infused. Therefore, the volume is 180 ml. answer 25mL/ The flow rate is how much volume should be administered in a specific amount of time. Therefore, the flow rate is 25mL/. Now you can figure out how long the IV infusion will run by using the equation Volume x flow rate = time or answer 7.2 hours or 7 hours and 12 minutes Volume x flow rate = time or. The Volume is 180 ml and the flow rate is mL 1hour so = 7.2hours or 1 25mL = 7.2 hours to infuse. Remember the fractional hour infusion time min 1 1 = 12 min so 7 hours and 12 minutes is the

10 Practice Problem 11 An IV of D 5 LR is infusing at 150mL/. Calculate the manual infusion rate for macrodrip tubing calibrated at 10gtt/mL. flow rate x drop factor x 1/60min = gtt/min answer 150mL/ Remember the flow rate is how much volume should be administered in a specific amount of time. Therefore, the flow rate is 150mL/. answer 10gtt/mL What is the drop factor? Remember the drop factor indicates how many drops of fluid falling in the drip chamber are equal to one milliliter of fluid. Therefore, the drop factor is 10gtt/mL. Remember the drop factor indicates how many drops of fluid falling in the drip chamber are equal to one milliliter of fluid. Therefore, the drop factor is 10gtt/mL. answer 25gtt/min Flow rate drop factor Conversion x X = = 25 Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. The infusion rate is 25gtt/min.

11 Practice Problem 12 An antibiotic with a volume of 50mL is to infuse over 30 minutes. The minidrip tubing is calibrated at 60gtt/mL. flow rate x drop factor x 1/60min = gtt/min You are not given the flow rate so you must calculate it first. answer 50 ml After two tries with incorrect answer, The volume is the total amount to be infused. Therefore, the volume is 50 ml. What is the time? answer 30 min Remember, the time is how long the IV should take to infuse. The time is how long the IV should take to infuse. Therefore, the time is 30 minutes or 0.5 hour. Let s know plug it into the formula answer 100mL/ 50mL 0.5 = ml Remember, volume/time = flow rate (ml/). After two tries with incorrect answer, 100 What is the drop factor? answer 60 gtt/ml Remember the drop factor indicates how many drops of fluid falling in the drip chamber are equal to one milliliter of fluid. Therefore, the drop factor is 60gtt/mL. Remember the drop factor indicates how many drops of fluid falling in the drip chamber are equal to one milliliter of fluid. Therefore, the drop factor is 60gtt/mL.

12 Now that you know all the parts of the formula, you can solve for gtt/min. answer 100gtt/min Flow rate drop factor Conversion 100mL x 60gtt ml X = 100 Try again. Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. The infusion rate is 100gtt/min. Practice Problem 13 The doctor orders 500mL of ½ NS to infuse over 3 hours. Calculate the infusion rate in gtt/min using equipment calibrated at 20gtt/mL. Determine the number of drops that would infuse in 15 seconds. flow rate x drop factor x 1/60min = gtt/min You are not given the flow rate so you must calculate it first. answer 500 ml What is the time? answer 3 hours Try again. Remember, the time is how long the IV should take to infuse. The time is how long the IV should take to infuse. Therefore, the time is 3 hours. Let s know plug it into the formula answer 167mL/

13 500mL ml = 3 Remember, volume/time = flow rate (ml/) Remember to round appropriately. What is the drop factor? answer 20 gtt/ml Remember the drop factor indicates how many drops of fluid falling in the drip chamber are equal to one milliliter of fluid. Therefore, the drop factor is 20gtt/mL. Remember the drop factor indicates how many drops of fluid falling in the drip chamber are equal to one milliliter of fluid. Therefore, the drop factor is 20gtt/mL. Now that you know all the parts of the formula, you can solve for gtt/min. answer 57gtt/min Flow rate drop factor Conversion 167mL x 20gtt ml X = 56 Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. Remember to set up your problem so that the unwanted units cancel and the wanted units are left. Also remember to round appropriately. The infusion rate is 56gtt/min. Now you can solve for how many drops will infuse in 15 seconds. Remember the formula: infusion rate (gtt/min) x 1 min/60sec (conversion) x 15sec/1 answer 14 Infusion rate Conversion time needed Wanted Quantity 56 gtt 1min min x 60sec x 15sec 1 = 14 gtt every 15 seconds Remember to set up your problem so that the proper units cancel. Approximately 14 drops should infuse every 15 seconds.

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