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Lincoln Technical Institute, Paramus  PN 112L
Chapter 12: Parenteral Dosages 
COMPLETION 
Round to the nearest hundredth if the dose is less than 1 mL. Round to the nearest tenth if the 
dose is greater than 1 mL. 
1) 
The physician orders Recombivax HB 10 mcg IM for hepatitis B vaccination. The medication 
is supplied in 5 mcg/0.5 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? 
_______________ 



2. 
The physician orders Methergine 0.3 mg IM for postpartum bleeding. The medication is 
supplied in 0.2 mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? 
____________________ 



3. 
The physician orders Stadol 2 mg IM for pain. The medication is supplied in 1 mg/mL. How 
many milliliters will the nurse administer? ___________________ 



4. 
The physician orders Toradol 45 mg IM for migraine headache. The medication is supplied in 
30 
mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________ 



5. 
The physician orders Lovenox 80 mg subcutaneous daily for prevention of deep vein 
thrombosis. The medication is supplied in 80 mg/0.8 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse 
administer? ____________________ 


6. 
The physician orders testosterone 170 mg IM weekly for hormone replacement. The 
medication is supplied in 200 mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? 
____________________ 


7. 
The physician orders Neupogen 400 mcg subcutaneous daily for neutropenia. The medication 
is supplied in 300 mcg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? 
_________________ 



8. 
The physician orders furosemide 60 mg IV push stat for edema. Available: 10 mg/mL. How 
many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________ 



9. 
The physician orders KCl 10 mEq in 1000 mL of D 
5 
NS to infuse at 100 mL/h. Available: 10 
mEq/5 mL. How many milliliters of KCl will the nurse add to the IV? 
____________________ 



10. 
The physician orders Imitrex 4 mg subcutaneous for migraine headache. The medication is 
supplied in 12 mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? 
____________________ 



11. 
The physician orders Imferon 90 mg IM (Z track) for anemia. The medication is supplied in 
50 
mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________ 



12. 
The physician orders SoluCortef 90 mg IM q8 h. Available: 125 mg/mL. How many 
milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________ 



13. 
The physician orders morphine 9 mg IM q4 h for pain. Available: 15 mg/mL. How many 
milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________ 



14. 
The physician orders 30 mg of medication diluted in 100 mL of D 
5 
W given over 15 to 30 
minutes IV. The medication is supplied in 40 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse 
add to the IV solution? ____________________ 



15. 
Vistaril 75 mg IM is ordered for anxiety. Available: 50 mg/mL. How many milliliters will the 
nurse administer? ____________________ 







24. 
The physician has ordered hydromorphone 0.2 mg IV every 30 minutes prn for pain. The 
medication is available in 2 mg per 1mL vials. How many milliliters would the nurse 
administer with each dose? __________ 

25. 
Arixtra 5 mg subcutaneous every morning is ordered for deep vein thrombosis prevention. 
The medication is available in 5 mg per 0.4mL vials. How many milliliters would the nurse 
administer with each dose? __________ 

26. 
A patient with fluid volume overload has bumetanide injection 1.5 mg intravenous ordered. 
The medication is available in a 0.25mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters 
should the nurse administer with each dose? _________ 



27. 
The physician has ordered Haldol 2 mg IV every 2 hours prn for agitation. The medication is 
available in 5 mg per 1mL vials. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each 
dose? __________ 


28. 
A patient has fentanyl 150 mcg IV every 2 hours prn for pain after surgery. The medication is 
available in 0.05 mg per 1mL vials. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with 
each dose? __________ 


29. 
A patient with anemia has Epogen 5000 units subcutaneous every Monday. The medication is 
supplied in 10,000 units per 1mL vials. How many milliliters would the nurse administer 
with each dose? __________ 


30. 
Naloxone 0.2 mg IV every 30 minutes is ordered for a respiratory rate below 8 breaths/min. 
The medication is available in 0.4 mg per 1mL vials. How many milliliters would the nurse 
administer with each dose? __________ 



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