# Activity in Class Mixed Calculations 2 W

```NUR1580 Nursing Pharmacology
Mixed Dosage Calculations
Name______________________
Date____________________________
numerically correct but shown without math work and/or unit of measure will be marked
1. Covert 37.5 C0 to F0. ____________________________________________________
2. Order: Diflucan 0.4g qd PO
How many tabs will the nurse administer? _____________________
3. Calculate how many gtts per minute to infuse 100 mLs in 40 minutes using a 10gtts/mL set.
4. Calculate the completion time for an IV of 1000 mL of D%W running at 100mLs/hour. The
IV was started at 0600 and will be finished at______________.
5. A client is ordered 40 mg of codeine phosphate by subcutaneous injection for pain.
100 mg in 2 ml of liquid for SC Injection is available. How many ml will you administer?
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6. A client is ordered 75 mg of amoxicillin (Amoxil) syrup orally to treat an upper respiratory
infection. The label reads 25 mg in 5 mls of syrup is available. How many mls will you
Carefully read the above medication label for penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen) and answer
the following.
7. Use 75 mLs of diluent to reconstitute the penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen) and calculate
the mLs needed for a 750,000 unit dose.
8. Use 11.5 mLs of diluent to reconstitute the penicillin G potassium (Pfizerpen) and calculate
the mLs needed for a 500,000 unit dose.
Carefully read the above Principen medication label to answer questions 9 and 10.
You are caring for an child weighing 33 pounds with an infection. The physician has ordered the
following: ampicillin (Prinicipen) according to weight per label.
9. Convert your patient’s weight to kgs and calculate the 24 hours dose range.
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10. Calculate what each single dose in mgs would be for your patient and the frequency of
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