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# ST.

ANTHONY’S COLLEGE
NURSING DEPARTMENT
San Jose, Antique

DAY 2 QUIZ
I. Calculating IV Flow Rates
Direction: Solve the following. Show your solutions.
1.) The infusion set is adjusted for a drop factor of 15 gtts/mL. Calculate the IV
flow rate if 1500 mL IV saline is ordered to be infused over 12 hours.

2.) Dr. Villodres ordered 500 mL of blood plasma over 4 hours at a blood drop
rate of 10 gtts/mL. What is the flow rate?

(3-4) Dr. Garcia ordered 1000 mL of D5W at 50 mL/hr with a drop factor of

## 3.) What is the flow rate? _____________

4.) What is the total infusion time? __________

(5-7) Dr. Espino ordered 1000 mL 0.45% NaCl IV for 12 h with a drop factor
of 15 gtts/mL.

## 5.) What is the flow rate? _________________

6.) What is the rate of mL/hr for this infusion? _________________
7.) At the end of your shift, there is 340 mL left in the patient’s IV bag, how much
time is remaining for this infusion? ______________

(8-10) Dr. Zarate ordered 1000 ml D5W with 10 mEq KCL to infuse at 100

mL/h using tubing with a drop factor of 20 gtts/mL. The infusion was
started at 6:30 a.m.

## 8.) What is the total infusion time? __________

9.) What time will the infusion end? ____________
10.) What is the flow rate? _____________
ST. ANTHONY’S COLLEGE
NURSING DEPARTMENT
San Jose, Antique

## Direction: Solve the following. Show your solutions.

1.) Dilantin-125 is available as 125 mg/5 mL. Dilantin-125, 0.3 g PO, is ordered.
How much should the nurse administer to the patient?

## 2.) Furosemide is available as 40 mg in 1 mL. 10 mg is ordered to be

administered through an IV. What amount of furosemide should the nurse

3.) Order: Zofran 8 mg p.o. t.i.d. ; Available: Zofran in a 100 mL bottle labelled 4
mg/tsp. How many mL will the nurse administer for each dose?

4.) Order: Morphine gr 1/10 Available: Morphine 10mg/mL How many mL will
the nurse give?

5.) Order: Amoxicillin 0.25 g p.o. every 8 hours. Available: Amoxicillin 125mg
tablets. How many tablets will the nurse give per dose?

## 6.) Aminophylline is infusing at 30 mL/hr. The drug is mixed 250 mg in 500 mL

D5W. How many mg/hr is the patient receiving?

7.) Medrol 4 mg/kg is ordered for a child weighing 64.8 lb. Medrol is available as
500 mg/4mL. How many milliliters of medication must the nurse