Desired over have by weight practice examples for dosage calculations! Some types of dosage calculations require you to determine the dosage of a medication or the amount to be administered based on the prescribing provider’s order and the patient’s weight. These types of drug problems require converting pounds to kilograms and that you apply that […]

## Tablets and Capsules Dosage Calculations (Desired over Have Method)

Learn how to solve capsules and tablets dosage calculations by using the desired over have formula method! This review will show you how to solve oral dosage calculations for tablets and capsules. I will be using the desired over have formula to solve them. However, there are many other methods you can use to solve […]

## Desired Over Have Examples Practice Questions Quiz

Dosage calculation practice for nursing students using the desired over have formula! Below is a quiz to test your knowledge on how to solve drug calculations of tablets, capsules, and mL. You will be required to convert from grams (g) to milligrams (mg), milligrams (mg) to micrograms (mcg), and so forth. Don’t forget to watch […]

## Desired over Have Formula Method Dosage Calculations

This review will cover how to solve nursing school dosage calculations using the desired over have formula method. There are several methods you can use to solve dosage calculation problems. These include dimensional analysis, ratio and proportions, and desired over have formula. The method you use to solve these calculations can depend on how you […]

## Insulin Drip Infusion Calculation Nursing Review

Insulin drip infusion calculation review for nursing students! In this review, you will learn how to use dimensional analysis to solve for infusion rate and time for the administration of an insulin drip. In order to calculate infusion rate, you will need the ordered dose (units/hr). The infusion rate is what you will enter on […]

## Insulin Drip Infusion Practice Calculations Problems Quiz

Insulin drip infusion practice calculations problems for nursing students! This quiz below will test your knowledge on how to calculate insulin infusion drip problems. For example, you will be required to calculate the mL/hr based on the units/hr ordered and how to determine how many hours it will take for an IV bag to infuse. […]

## How to Read a Medication Label Nursing Quiz

How to read a medication label quiz for nursing students! It is very important a nurse knows how to read a medication label. Many times the drug label details the brand and generic name, dosage strength, volume amount, expiration date, route of administration, and contains important medication instructions. One of the reasons a nurse needs […]

## 24-Hour Clock Nursing Practice Quiz (Military Time)

This practice quiz will test your knowledge on the 24-hour clock vs. the 12-hour clock. Most nurses use the 24-hour clock (military time) when documenting rather than the 12-hour AM and PM clock. The reason for this is to prevent confusion and potentially errors from occurring. (NOTE: When you hit submit, it will refresh this […]

## Tablets and Capsules Dosage Calculations Nursing Review

Tablets and capsules dosage calculations review for nursing students! This review will demonstrate how to solve some tablets and capsules dosage calculations. In order to solve these problems, you must be familiar with the metric table. These are common problems you will see on exams. Don’t forget to access our comprehensive dosage calculation tutorial that […]

## Dosage (Drug) Calculations Nursing Review- COMPREHENSIVE

This is a comprehensive dosage calculation review for nursing students. In this review we will start by working basic metric conversions and then progress to solving more complex dosage calculations. You will learn how to work the following drug calculation problems: Conversions Oral Liquid Medications Capsules and Tablets IV Boluses IV Flow Rates (gtts/min) IV […]

## Dosage Calculations Nursing Comprehensive Quiz

Dosage (drug) calculations nursing comprehensive quiz for students! This drug calculations review contains questions that cover a wide variety of dosage calculations problems you will encounter on exams and on the job. Here are 13 categories you will be tested on with this quiz: Conversions Oral Liquid Medications Capsules and Tablets IV Boluses IV Flow […]

## Body Surface Area Calculations Nursing Review

This review will discuss how to solve nursing dosage and calculations on body surface area! Body surface area is used to help calculate the most accurate medication dosage for a patient. For example, some medications ordered for a pediatric patient may be based on body surface area (BSA) and strong medications, such as chemo agents […]

## Body Surface Area Calculations Nursing Questions

Nursing body surface area (BSA) calculation questions for students! In this quiz, you will be tested on how to solve pediatric body surface area dosage calculations. Body surface area is used to obtain the most accurate medication dosage on a patient based on the square meters of body surface area. BSA is referred to as m² […]

## Tube Feeding Nursing Calculations Review

Tube feeding nursing calculations review for students! This review will demonstrate how to solve tube feeding calculations that require you to solve for dilution based on feeding strength, total volume, and administration time. What is a tube feeding? Just as the name says, it is a way to deliver nutrition to a patient via a […]

## Tube Feeding Calculations Nursing Questions (Dilution, Total Volume, Time)

Tube feeding nursing calculations for students! In this quiz, you will be tested on tube feeding dilution (how much water to add to the tube feeding based on the ordered strength: 1/2, 3/4, 1/4, etc.), calculating the total volume to administered, and how long it will take for the tube feeding to be administered. Don’t […]

## Dopamine IV Drip Calculation Practice Review

Learn how to solve Dopamine IV drip calculations with dimensional analysis. This review will show you step-by-step how to calculate this weight-based medication (mcg/kg/min) and highlight the pharmacological effects of this drug. Lecture on Dopamine IV Calculations What’s Dopamine? It’s a beta adrenergic agonist that acts as a vasopressor that has positive inotropic effects. What […]

## Dopamine IV Drip Calculation Practice mcg/kg/min

Dopamine IV drip practice calculation problems for nurses. These Dopamine drip practice problems were designed to help you better understand how to calculate an IV flow rate based on a patient’s weight, the ordered dose, and the amount of solution supplied. You will be required to solve problems that require you to understand: mcg/kg/min Before taking […]

## Heparin Drip Calculation Problems

Learn how to solve heparin drip calculations. These practice problems for heparin drip calculations will test your ability to calculate: new flow rate (mL/hr) based on a PTT determining the amount of units needed for a bolus units/hr to infuse based on the physician’s order how to convert units/kg/hr to determine the amount of Heparin […]

## Heparin Drip Practice Calculation Problems (Quiz)

Heparin drip practice calculation problems for nurses. These Heparin drip practice problems were designed to help you better understand how to titrate a Heparin drip based on aPTT. You will be required to solve problems that require you to understand: unit/kg/hr, unit/hr, and mL/hr. After you take this quiz, be sure to check out our […]

## How to Read a Syringe

This article will explain how to read a syringe. As a nurse, it is very critical you understand how to properly read a syringe. There are many different types of syringes available for usage. The nurse will need to select the appropriate syringe size based on how much of a medication is ordered by the […]

## IV Infusion Time Practice Problems

This quiz on IV infusion times will test your ability to solve dosage and calculation problems that require you to determine the time an IV infusion will be complete. These IV infusion time problems were designed to help you better understand how to apply basic conversions to advanced drug problems. In nursing school, you will be required to […]

## NCLEX Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversion Quiz

This quiz will test your ability on how to convert Celsius and Fahrenheit temperatures for the NCLEX exam. If you are a nursing student, who is prepping for the NCLEX exam, it is important to be familiar with how to convert temperature values. The reason I wanted to cover how to convert Celsius and Fahrenheit […]

## Grains Nursing Dosage & Calculations Quiz

This quiz on grains conversions will test your ability to solve dosage and calculation problems. Grain conversions are still being taught in some nursing programs, therefore, I wanted to create some practice problems for those students who are still be required to learn how to solve grain drug problems. After you take this quiz, be sure […]

## Pediatric Safe Dosage Calculations Quiz

This quiz on safe dosages will test your ability to solve dosage and calculation problems for the pediatric patient. These calculation problems are based on the child’s weight and safe dosage range. These safe dosage calculation problems were designed to help you better understand how to apply basic conversions to advanced drug problems. In nursing school, you will be […]

## Weight-Based Dosage Calculations Quiz

This quiz on weight-based dosage and calculations will test your ability to solve dosage and calculation problems of drugs that are based on a patient’s weight. These weight-based calculation problems were designed to help you better understand how to apply basic conversions to advanced drug problems. In nursing school, you will be required to learn how […]

## IV Reconstitution Calculation Practice Quiz Problems for Dosage & Calculations

This IV reconstitution calculation quiz will test your ability to solve dosage and calculation problems of drugs that are needing to be reconstituted. These reconstitution practice problems were designed to help you better understand how to apply basic conversions to advanced drug problems. In nursing school you will be required to learn how to solve […]

## Quiz IV Infusion Rates Practice Questions mL/hr

This quiz is for calculating IV infusion rates when solving for mL/hr. In nursing school, you will learn how to calculate intravenous infusion rates and drip factors. It is very important that as the student you learn how to calculate intravenous medications properly so medication errors can be prevented. Many drugs in the hospital setting […]

## Quiz IV Flow Rate Drip Factors Practice Questions

This quiz will test your knowledge on the ability to solve IV flow rate drip factors gtt/min. In nursing school, you will have to learn how to calculate how much of a intravenous medication will be given via a flow rate. Flow rates are measured in mL/hr (milliliters per hour). Although in the job setting […]

## How to Solve Oral Drug Dosage Calculations in Nursing School

In nursing school, you will learn how to calculate dosage and calculation problems. This article gives a video tutorial and written instructions on how to solve oral suspension drug dosage problems. As a registered nurse, you will have to know how much of a medication to give a patient based on the doctor’s order. In this […]

## How to Solve Basic Metric Conversion Problems with Dimensional Analysis

Dimensional analysis is an easy problem-solving method to use to solve basic metric conversion problems. On the NCLEX exam, you may be expected to solve some dosage and calculation problems. In addition, you will be required to demonstrate proficiency in drug solving problems in nursing school and before you start work as a registered nurse […]