The physician orders ergocalciferol (Calciferol) 240,000 units orally daily. Ergocalciferol (Calciferol) is available in 8000 units/milliliter. How many milliliters should the nurse administer?

240,000 / 8000=

30 mL

30 mL

The physician orders ergocalciferol (Calciferol) 240,000 units orally daily. Ergocalciferol (Calciferol) is available in 8000 units/millileter. How many ounces should the nurse administer?

8000/1=240,000/x

8000x=240,000

x=30 mL

30 mL=1 ounce

Answer = 1 ounce