# Nursing Pediatric Medications Test

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**Nursing Pediatric Medications Test Quizlet**

Question: 1

A nurse is converting a preschool-age child’s weight in lb to kg. The preschool-age child weighs

44 lb. How many kg does the child weigh? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use

a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 2

A nurse is caring for an infant who weighs 6 kg. What is the infant’s daily maintenance fluid

requirement? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number.)

Question: 3

A nurse is preparing to administer 0.9% sodium chloride (0.9% NaCl) 6 mL/kg IV to infuse over

2 hr to an infant who weighs 8 kg. The nurse should set the IV pump to deliver how many

mL/hr? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not

use a trailing zero.)

Question: 4

A nurse is preparing to administer furosemide 2 mg/kg/dose PO every 8 hr to an infant who

weighs 12 lb. Available is furosemide oral solution 10 mg/mL. How many mL should the nurse

administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do

not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 5

A nurse is planning to administer an IM medication to a 2-month-old infant. Which of the

following actions should the nurse plan to take?

Question: 6

A nurse is caring for a school-age child who weighs 22 kg. What is the child’s daily maintenance

fluid requirement? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number.)

Question: 7

A nurse is preparing to administer dextrose 5% in water (D5W) 20 mL/kg IV to infuse over 4 hr

to an adolescent who weighs 57 kg. The nurse should set the IV pump to deliver how many

mL/hr? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not

use a trailing zero.)

Question: 8

A nurse is preparing to administer ranitidine 5 mg/kg/day PO divided equally every 12 hr to a

child who weighs 41 lb. Available is ranitidine oral solution 15 mg/mL. How many mL should

the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it

applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 9

A nurse is converting an infant’s weight from lb and oz to kg. The infant weighs 13 lb 8 oz. How

many kg does the infant weigh? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it

applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 10

A nurse is preparing to administer immunizations to a preschooler. Which of the following

actions should the nurse take?

Question: 11

A nurse is converting an adolescent’s weight in lb to kg. The adolescent weighs 120 lb. How

many kg does the adolescent weigh? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero

if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 12

A charge nurse is reviewing techniques for the safe administration of medications to children

with a newly licensed nurse. Which of the following statements should the nurse make?

Question: 13

A nurse is preparing to administer morphine 0.05 mg/kg intermittent IV bolus to a newborn who

weighs 3 kg. Available is morphine 0.5 mg/mL injection. How many mL should the nurse

administer? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a

trailing zero.)

Question: 14

A nurse is preparing to administer 0.9% sodium chloride (0.9% NaCl) 15 mL/kg IV to infuse

over 8 hr to a school-age child who weighs 22 kg. The nurse should set the IV pump to deliver

how many mL/hr? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it

applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 15

A nurse is preparing to administer dexamethasone 0.3 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses

every 12 hr to a school-age child who weighs 50 lb. Available is dexamethasone oral solution 0.5

mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest

whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 16

A nurse is caring for a preschool-age child who weighs 18 kg. What is the child’s daily

maintenance fluid requirement? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number.)

Question: 17

A nurse is preparing to administer dextrose 5% in water (D5W) 7 mL/kg IV to infuse over 6 hr to

a toddler who weighs 11 kg. The nurse should set the IV pump to deliver how many mL/hr?

(Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a

trailing zero.)

Question: 18

A nurse is caring for a toddler who weighs 13.5 kg. What is the toddler’s daily maintenance fluid

requirement? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number.)

Question: 19

A nurse is preparing to administer a dose of a liquid medication to a 6-month-old infant. Which

of the following actions should the nurse take?

Question: 20

A nurse is preparing to administer clindamycin 10 mg/kg PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to

a toddler who weighs 30 lb. Available is clindamycin oral suspension 75 mg/5 mL. How many

mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a

leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 21

A nurse is preparing to administer lactated Ringer’s solution 25 mL/kg to infuse over 12 hr to a

toddler who weighs 14 kg. The nurse should set the IV pump to deliver how many mL/hr?

(Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a

trailing zero.)

Question: 22

A nurse is converting an infant’s weight in lb and oz to kg. The infant weighs 9 lb 4 oz. What is

the infant’s weight in kg? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies.

Do not use a trailing zero.)

Question: 23

A nurse is caring for a school-age child who weighs 35 kg. What is the child’s daily maintenance

fluid requirement? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number.)

Question: 24

A nurse is caring for an adolescent who weighs 57 kg. What is the adolescent’s daily

maintenance fluid requirement? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number.)

Question: 25

A nurse is teaching a newly licensed nurse about administering IM injections to children. Which

of the following statements should the nurse make?

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