Pharmacology Exam 1& 2 ATI Detailed Answer Key OB (ASSURED A) <100% CORRECT> GRADED A+ | LATEST SOLUTIONS | Pharmacology Exam 1 1.A nurse is caring for a client who has heart failure and a prescr... iption for digoxin 125 mcg PO daily. Available is digoxin PO 0.25 mg/tablet. How many tablets 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.) 0.5 tablet(s) Correct Rationale: Ratio and Proportion</br>STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nuse should calculate? tablet <br/>STEP 2: What is the dose the nurse should administer? Dose to administer= Desired 125 mcg <br/>STEP 3: What is the dose available? Dose available = Have 0.25 <br/>STEP 4: Should the nurse convert the units of measurement? Yes (mcg does not equal mg) <br/>1 mg/1000 mcg = x mg/125 mcg</br>X = 0.125 mg</br>STEP 5: What is the quantity of the dose available? 1 tablet <br/>STEP 6: Set up an equation and solve for X. <br/>Have/Quantity = Desired/X <br/>0.25 mg/1 tablet = 0.125 mg/X tablet <br/>X = 0.5 <br/>STEP 7: Round if necessary. <br/>STEP 8: Reassess to determine whether the amount to administer makes sense. If there are 0.25 mg/tab and the provider prescribed 0.025 mg, it makes sense to administer 1/2 tab. The nurse should administer digoxin tab PO daily.<br/></br>Desired Over Have</br>STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nurse should calculate? Tablet<br/>STEP 2: What is the dose the nurse should administer? Dose to administer= Desired 125 mcg <br/>STEP 3: What is the dose available? Dose available = Have 0.25 mg/tablet <br/>STEP 4: Should the nurse convert the units of measurement? Yes (mcg does not equal mg) <br/>1 mg/1000 mcg = x mg/125 mcg</br>X = 0.125 mg</br>STEP 5: What is the quantity of the dose available? 1 tablet <br/>STEP 6: Set up an equation and solve for X. <br/>Desired x Quantity/Have = X <br/>0.125 mg x 1 tablet/0.25 mg = X tab</br>0.5 = X <br/>STEP 7: Round if necessary. <br/>STEP 8: Reassess to determine whether the amount to administer makes sense. If there are 0.25 mg/tab and the provider prescribed 0.125 mg, it makes sense to administer 1/2 tab. The nurse should administer digoxin tab PO daily.<br/></br>Dimensional Analysis</br>STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nurse should calculate? Tablet<br/>STEP 2: What is the quantity of the dose available? 1 tablet <br/>STEP 3: What is the dose available? Dose available = Have 0.25 mg <br/>STEP 4: What is the dose the nurse should administer? Dose to administer= Desired 125 mcg <br/>STEP 5: Should the nurse convert the units of measurement? Yes (mcg does not equal mg) <br/>1 mg/1000 mcg = x mg/125 mcg</br>X = 0.125 mg</br>STEP 6: Set up an equation and solve for X. <br/>X = Quantity/Have x Conversion (Have)/Conversion(Desired) x Desired/ <br/>X tablet = 1 tablet/0.25 mg x 0.125 mg/<br/>X = 0.5 <br/>STEP 7: Round if necessary. <br/>STEP 8: Reassess to determine whether the amount to administer makes sense. If there are 0.25 mg/tab and the provider prescribed 0.125 mg, it makes sense to administer 1/2 tab. The nurse should administer digoxin tab PO daily.<br/> InCorrect Rationale: Ratio and Proportion</br>STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nuse should calculate? tablet <br/>STEP 2: What is the dose the nurse should administer? Dose to administer= Desired 125 mcg <br/>STEP 3: What is the dose available? Dose available = Have 0.25 <br/>STEP 4: Should the nurse convert the units of measurement? Yes (mcg does not equal mg) <br/>1 mg/1000 mcg = x mg/125 mcg</br>X = 0.125 mg</br>STEP 5: What is the quantity of the dose available? 1 tablet <br/>STEP 6: Set up an equation and solve for X. <br/>Have/Quantity = Desired/X <br/>0.25 mg/1 tablet = 0.125 mg/X tablet <br/>X = 0.5 <br/>STEP 7: Round if necessary. <br/>STEP 8: Reassess to determine whether the amount to administer makes sense. If there are 0.25 mg/tab and the provider prescribed 0.025 mg, it makes sense to administer 1/2 tab. The nurse should administer digoxin tab PO daily.<br/></br>Desired Over Have</br>STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nurse should calculate? Tablet<br/>STEP 2: What is the dose the nurse should administer? Dose to administer= Desired 125 mcg <br/>STEP 3: What is the dose available? Dose available = Have 0.25 mg/tablet <br/>STEP 4: Should the nurse convert the units of measurement? Yes (mcg does not Pharmacology Exam 1& 2 ATI Detailed Answer Key OB Created on:11/29/2018 Page 2 s not equal mg) <br/>1 mg/1000 mcg = x mg/125 mcg</br>X = 0.125 mg</br>STEP 5: What is the quantity of the dose available? 1 tablet <br/>STEP 6: Set up an equation and solve for X. <br/>Desired x Quantity/Have = X <br/>0.125 mg x 1 tablet/0.25 mg = X tab</br>0.5 = X <br/>STEP 7: Round if necessary. <br/>STEP 8: Reassess to determine whether the amount to administer makes sense. If there are 0.25 mg/tab and the provider prescribed 0.125 mg, it makes sense to administer 1/2 tab. The nurse should administer digoxin tab PO daily.<br/></br>Dimensional Analysis</br>STEP 1: What is the unit of measurement the nurse should calculate? Tablet<br/>STEP 2: What is the quantity of the dose available? 1 tablet <br/>STEP 3: What is the dose available? Dose available = Have 0.25 mg <br/>STEP 4: What is the dose the nurse should administer? Dose to administer= Desired 125 mcg <br/>STEP 5: Should the nurse convert the units of measurement? Yes (mcg does not equal mg) <br/>1 mg/1000 mcg = x mg/125 mcg</br>X = 0.125 mg</br>STEP 6: Set up an equation and solve for X. <br/>X = Quantity/Have x Conversion (Have)/Conversion(Desired) x Desired/ <br/>X tablet = 1 tablet/0.25 mg x 0.125 mg/<br/>X = 0.5 <br/>STEP 7: Round if necessary. <br/>STEP 8: Reassess to determine whether the amount to administer makes sense. If there are 0.25 mg/tab and the provider prescribed 0.125 mg, it makes sense to administer 1/2 tab. The nurse should administer digoxin tab PO daily.<br/> [Show More]

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