Kellie's Mock Nursing Medication Prep Test

This is a mock medication prep similar to the one you will be writing. Time yourself and allow for 50 minutes, as this is what you will have for a time frame for the actual test.
20 questions 20 score 40:00 length

This is what you will see as instructions on your test: 

·       A score of 18/20 (90%) is required in order to pass.

·       Round all answers to two decimal places if appropriate                    

     (example: 5.555 round to 5.56).

·       You MUST give the unit of measure in your answer

     (example: 2 tablets, 25mg, 3.5mL).

·       Record your final answer on the space provided.

·       You may use a non-programmable calculator during the test.

·       You do not have to show your work.

·       Use the military time/24-hour clock (example 1300h).

·       You have 50 minutes to complete the test.


Questions

Questions within the worksheet.
1. Short Answer (1 score)

Convert: 600g (grams) to kg (kilograms).

0.6kg (100%)
0.6 kg (100%)
2. Short Answer (1 score)

Convert: 

610g (grams) to mg (milligrams). 

610000mg (100%)
610000 milligrams (100%)
610000 mg (100%)
3. Short Answer (1 score)

Convert: 

0.00065mg (milligrams) to mcg (micrograms) (Round to the nearest hundredth)

0.65 mcg (100%)
0.65mcg (100%)
0.65 micrograms (100%)
4. Short Answer (1 score)

Convert: 

95 kg to lbs. (Round to the nearest whole number)

209 lbs (100%)
5. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Penicillin V Potassium 100mg/2mLCare 

Provider's order: Penicillin V Potassium 200mg PO q8h

What volume in milliliters (mL) will the nurse administer for one dose?

4 mL (100%)
6. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Penicillin V Potassium 100mg/2mL

Doctor's order: Penicillin V Potassium 200mg PO q8h

What volume in milliliters (mL) will the nurse administer per day?

12 mL (100%)
7. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Digoxin 125mcg/tablet

Care Provider's order reads: Digoxin 0.25 mg PO once daily

How many tablets will the nurse administer per dose?

2 tabs (100%)
8. Short Answer (1 score)

Care Provider's order reads: Meperidine 20 mg PO q4h prn for pain

The client last received this medication @ 1400h.  When can the client receive the next dose?

1800 hrs (100%)
1800h (100%)
9. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Amoxicillin 60mg capsules

Care Provider's order reads: Amoxicillin 120mg PO TID for 7 days

How many tablets will the nurse administer per dose?

2 tabs (100%)
2 tablets (100%)
10. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads:  Amoxicillin 60mg tablets 

Care Provider's order reads: Amoxicillin 120mg PO TID for 7 days

How many tablets will the nurse administer per day?

6 tabs (100%)
6 tablets (100%)
11. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Cephalexin 250 mg capsules

Care Provider's order reads: Cephalexin 1 g/day PO in four divided doses

How many milligrams (mg) will the nurse administer per dose?

250 mg (100%)
12. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Cephalexin 250 mg capsules

Care Provider's order reads: Cephalexin 1 g/day PO in four divided doses

How many capsules will the nurse administer in 24 hours?

4 caps (100%)
13. Short Answer (1 score)

Care Provider's order: Diphenhydramine 25-50mg PO Q8H PRN

Last dose was given at 0630h.  What time could this patient receive their next dose if required?

1430h (100%)
1430 hrs (100%)
14. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Amoxicillin 125mg caps

Care Provider's order reads: Amoxicillin 250mg PO TID

How many caps will the nurse administer per day?

6 caps (100%)
6 capsules (100%)
15. Short Answer (1 score)

Doctor's order: Amoxicillin 250mg PO TID

Recommended therapeutic range is 12-15mg/kg/day

Client weighs 132 lbs

Does the prescribed dose fall within the recommended therapeutic range?

Yes (100%)
16. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Hydromorphone 4mg tablets

Care provider's orders read: Hydromorphone 2mg PO Q4H PRN

What is the maximum number of doses the nurse can administer in 24 hours?

6 doses (100%)
17. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads; Amoxicillin 200mg/2 mL

Care Provider's order reads: Amoxicillin 300mg PO once daily

What volume in milliliters (mL) will the nurse administer per dose?

3mL (100%)
3 mL (100%)
18. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Ibuprofen 300mg tablets

Care Provider's order reads: Ibuprofen 600mg PO Q4-6H 

The client last received the medication at 2330 hrs, what time can the nurse administer another dose?

0330h (100%)
0330 hrs (100%)
19. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Vibramycin oral suspension 25mg/5mL 

Care provider's order: Vibramycin 100mg PO STAT, then 50mg PO BID 

What volume in milliliters (mL) will the nurse administer for the initial dose?

20mL (100%)
20 mL (100%)
20. Short Answer (1 score)

Medication label reads: Theophylline 80 mg/15 mL 

Care Provider's order: Theophylline 120 mg PO QID 

What volume in milliliters (mL) will the nurse administer per dose?

22.5 mL (100%)
22.5mL (100%)