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NURSING LEVEL I Problems 

  1. Doctor orders Garramycin 60 mg IM. Dose on hand is 40 mg per ml. (1.5 ml)
  2. Dose ordered Penicillin 250,000 units. Dose on hand 300,000 units per 1.2 ml. (1ml)
  3. Dose ordered Grantrisin 2 Gm. Dose on hand Gantrisin 500 mg tabs. (4 tab)
  4. Dose ordered Aspirin 600 mg. Dose on hand Aspirin gr V. (9 gr)
  5. Dose ordered Keflin 250 mg. Dose on hand Keflin GM 1 per 1 ml. (2 tab)
  6. Dose ordered Meperidine 25 mg. Dose on hand Meperidine 0.050 Gm per ml. (0.5ml)
  7. Dose ordered Rubramin 1 mg. Dose on hand 1000 mcg per 1 cc. (1cc)
  8. Dilantin Suspension is labeled 100 mg/4cc. How many cc are required to give a 250 mg dose? (10 cc)
  9. The doctor orders Atropine Sulfate 0.0006 Gm. The dose on hand is 0.4 mg per cc. (1.5 cc)
  10. The doctor orders Ephedrine 100 mg. (H.) The dose on hand is 0.05 Gm per cc. (2 cc)
  11. The doctor orders Atropine 0.2 mg. Dose on hand Atropine is 0.4 mg per cc. (0.5 cc)
  12. Dose ordered Sodium Salicylate, 0.6 Gm. The dose on hand is 300 mg in each scored tablet. (2 tab)
  13. The dosage ordered is Codeine Sulfate, 15 mg. The dose on hand is 0.03 GM in each scored tablet. (1/2 tab scored)
  14. The doctor orders Benadryl 50 mg. The dose on hand is 0.025 Gm in each capsule. (2 cap)
  15. The medication ordered is Meprobamate 0.2 Gm. The dose on hand is 400 mg per scored tablet. (1/2 tab scored)
  16. Morphine Sulfate 15 mg is ordered. The dose on hand is 0.005 Gm tablets. (3 tab)
  17. Sodium Bicarbonate is ordered 1 Gm. The dose on hand is 400 mg per 4 ml. (3 tab)
  18. The doctor orders Sodium Salicylate 1200 mg. The dose on hand is 0.6 Gm in 4 ml. (8 ml)
  19. Orders are for 150 mg Caffiene Sodium Benzoate. The dose on hand is an ampule labeled 0.5 Gm in 2 ml. (0.6 ml)
  20. The doctor orders 500 mg of Staphcillan. The dose on hand is in solution 3 Gm in 6 ml. (1 ml)
  21. The doctor orders an initial dose of Cortisone Acetate of 425 mg. The dose on hand is in suspension labeled 25 mg per ml.  (17 ml)
  22. Dose ordered Lanoxin 0.125 mg. Dose on hand 0.062 mg per cc. (0.22 cc)
  23. Dose ordered Vistaril 15 mg. Dose on hand Vistaril 25 mg/cc. ( 0.6 cc)
  24. Instructions are given to add 3.3 ml sterile water to a vial containing 1,000,000 units of Penicillin powder. When mixed the vial will contain 1,000,000 units in 4 cc. The dose ordered in 125,000 units. How many ml will you give? (0.5 cc)
  25. Dose ordered is 250 mg Chloromycetin liquid. Dose on hand is Chloromycetin 32 mg per ml. (7.81 ml)
  26. Dose ordered is Phenobarbital gr ss. Dose on hand Phenobarbital .30 mg. (100 cc)
  27. Dose ordered is Atropine gr 1/300. Dose on hand Atropine gr 1/150. (1/5 cc)
  28. Dose ordered is Dilaudid gr 1/64. Dose on hand is Dilaudid gr 1/32. (1/6)(32/1) = 1/2 cc
  29. Dose ordered is Morphine gr 1/6. Dose on hand is Morphine gr 1/ 4. (1/6)(4/1) = 2/3 cc
  30. Dose ordered is Penicillin 250,000 units. Dose on hand Penicillin 300,000 units per ml. (0.83 ml)
  31. Dose ordered Morphine gr 1/ 4. Dose on hand Morphine gr 1/8. (1/4)(8/1) = 2 cc
  32. Dose ordered Crystacillin 450,000 units. Dose on hand Crystacillin 300,000 units per 1 ml. (1.5 ml)
  33. Dose ordered Tetracycline 0.750 Gm. Dose on hand Tetracycline 250 mg capsules.
  34. (3 cap)

  35. Dose ordered Phenobarbital 0.030 gm. Dose on hand Phenobarbital 60 mg. ( 1/2 tab)
  36. Dose ordered Tofranil 150 mg. Dose on hand Tofranil 25 mg tablets. (6 tab)
  37. The doctor orders elixir of Phenobarbital gr ss. The dose on hand is 15 mg. (50 cc)
  38. Morphine 10 mg ordered. On hand Morphine 15 mg per 1 cc. (0.67 cc)
  39. Lanoxin 0.125 mg ordered. On hand Lanoxin 0.25 mg. (0.5 cc)
  40. Dose ordered Terramycin suspension 0.75 Gm. Dose on hand Terramycin 250 mg. per 5 ml.(15 ml)
  41. Dose ordered Ferrous Sulfate 200 mg. Dose on hand Ferrous Sulfate 40 mg per 1 ml. (5 ml)
  42. Dose ordered Chloral Hydrate 0.5 Gm. Dose on hand Chloral Hydrate 250 mg capsules. (2 cap)
  43. Garramycin 60 mg IM dose ordered. Dose on hand Garramycin 80 mg per 2 ml. (1.5 ml)
  44. Dose ordered Penicillin V 250 mg. Dose on hand Penicillin V 125 mg per 5 ml. (10 ml)
  45. Penicillin G. Potassium 20,000 units ordered. Dose on hand Penicillin G. Potassium 100,000 units per 1.2 ml.
  46. Dose ordered Penicillin G 50,000 units. Dose on hand Penicillin G 150,000 units per 2 ml.
  47. (0.67 ml)

  48. Dicloxacillin 125 mg dose ordered. Dose on hand Dicloxacillin 62.2 mg per 5 ml. (10 ml)
  49. Dose ordered Cyanocobalamin 10 mcg. Dose on hand Cyanocobalamin 30 mcg per 1 ml. (0.33 mcg)
  50. Dose ordered Demerol 80 mg. Dose on hand Demerol 100 mg per 2 ml. (1.6 ml)
  51. Doctor orders Quinine Hydrochloride 125 mg. Dose on hand Quinine Hydrochloride 100 mg per 1 ml. (1.25 ml)
  52. Doctor orders Procainamide 25 mg. Dose on hand Procainamide 100 mg per 1.5 ml. (0.375 ml)
  53. The doctor orders Penicillin 1000 mg P.O. Dose on hand Penicillin 0.25 Gm per tablet. (4 tab)
  54. Dose ordered Digoxin 0.25 mg. Dose on hand Digoxin 0.5 mg tabs. (0.5 tab)
  55. Dose ordered Digoxin 0.125 mg. Dose on hand Digoxin 0.25 mg. tablets. (0.5 tab)
  56. Dose ordered Streptomycin 0.5 Gm. Dose on hand Streptomycin 250 mg per 0.5 ml. (1ml)
  57. Dose ordered Penicillin 1,000,000 units. Dose on hand Penicillin 3,000,000 per 10 ml. (3.3 ml)
  58. Dose desired Kantrex 0.5 GM. IM. Dose on hand Kantrex 1 Gm per 3.2 ml. (1.6 ml)