Kaplan Study Guide II

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

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

The physician orders irbesartan (Avapro) 300 mg twice daily. The medication comes in 150 mg tablets. How many tablets should the nurse administer for each dose?
300/150=
2 tablets