15.8 Learning Activities
Open Resources for Nursing (Open RN)
(Answers to “Learning Activities'” can be found in the ‘”Answer Key'” at the end of the book. Answers to interactive activity elements will be provided within the element as immediate feedback.)
1. A physician has ordered nafcillin 750 mg IM q 6 h. On hand is a 2 gram vial that states: “Add 6.8 mL of sterile water to provide a total solution of 8 mL.” How many milliliters should the nurse draw up to give the patient the ordered dose?
2. What are the steps the nurse should follow if the medication is given to the wrong patient?