## Dosage Calculation Exam 1

This is a 10 question practice dosage calculation exam. Take as many times as you would like. Nursing Dosage Calculations Test 1 – ProProfs

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This is a 10 question practice dosage calculation exam. Take as many times as you would like. Nursing Dosage Calculations Test 1 – ProProfs

» Read moreHere is a 6 minute video part 2 for nursing dosage calculations. Remember that the more you practice, the easier it will become.

» Read moreHow to calculate IV flow rates: Intravenous fluid must be given at a specific rate, neither too fast nor too slow. The specific rate may be measured as ml/hour, L/hour or drops/min. To control or adjust the flow rate only drops per minute are used. The burette contains a needle or plastic dropper which gives the number of drops per […]

» Read moreCommon Conversion Factors in Medical Dosage Calculations As a healthcare professional, you have to convert patient weights, fluid volumes, medication weights, and more. Conversion math isn’t hard to do as long as you know the basic conversion factors. Here are the most useful ones: Converting lb to kg and kg to lb lb = kg × 2.2 kg […]

» Read moreAnother Example How to calculate IV flow rates: Intravenous fluid must be given at a specific rate, neither too fast nor too slow. The specific rate may be measured as ml/hour, L/hour or drops/min. To control or adjust the flow rate only drops per minute are used. The burette contains a needle or plastic dropper which gives the number of […]

» Read moreVolume/Time – IV mL Rate Questions Given a certain amount of liquid and a time period, what is the necessary IV flow rate in mL/hr? Measurement used when IV regulated electronically by infusion pump. Formula: Volume (mL) Time (hr) = Y (Flow Rate in mL/hr) Example: Infuse 250 mL over the next 120 minutes by infusion pump. Volume (mL) Time […]

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