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Sue in Florida 93 months ago 
***A 55 lb child is to receive heparin sodium by IV Infusion in a dose of 50 units/kg of body weight every 4 hours. How many milliliters of heparin sodium injection containing 5000 units/ml will be administered for each dose? ***Which of the following system keeps a running inventory balance? Physical, annual, Biannual, Perpetual ***When a tech delivers a narcotic to a patient care unit and cannot find a nurse to sign for the delivery, what does he/she do with the meds? ***A 40 ML stock vial of ranitidine contains a 25 mg/ml solution. How many milliliters must be withdrawn for a patient who requires 50 mg rantidine IV? ***How is the DEA number made up? I hear there is a formula to ensure it is valid. ***The hospitals morphine injection inventory is depleted on Friday and the wholesaler does not deliver again until Monday morn, What does the pharmacists do? ***Ketoconazole 2% in polyethylene glycol is commonly used for ringworm treatment. To compound a pint of this solution, the pharm tech must weigh what amount of ketoconazole? ***A patient requires 1500ML to be infused over 18 hours. How many ML/min will the patient need to receive to ensure the entire volume is infused? ***Preparing and packaging Hydrocortisone ointment for use by more than one patient is referred to as:
***Which of the following meds require a DEA Form 222 when ordering?
***What is the percentage concentration of a 400 mg/500 ml solution? ***Which insulin may be added to an IV solution?
***Using a standard heparin solution (25,000 units / 500ml D5W), how many milliliters per hour should the infusion rate be to achieve a dose of 1100 units/hour? ***A prescription calls for injecting 50 units of insulin. Which size syringe should be dispensed? ***Which of the following resource 
Amber in Chattanooga, Tennessee 93 months ago 
***A 55 lb child is to receive heparin sodium by IV Infusion in a dose of 50 units/kg of body weight every 4 hours. How many milliliters of heparin sodium injection containing 5000 units/ml will be administered for each dose? 1.21 ML [I WOULD HAVE TO SHOW YOU ON PAPER HOW TO DO IT, IF IT IS EVEN RIGHT IN THE FIRST PLACE, MIND YOU] ***Which of the following system keeps a running inventory balance?
***When a tech delivers a narcotic to a patient care unit and cannot find a nurse to sign for the delivery, what does he/she do with the meds?
***A 40 ML stock vial of ranitidine contains a 25 mg/ml solution. How many milliliters must be withdrawn for a patient who requires 50 mg ranitidine IV?
***How is the DEA number made up? I hear there is a formula to ensure it is valid. YES,
***The hospitals morphine injection inventory is depleted on Friday and the wholesaler does not deliver again until Monday morn, What does the pharmacists do? CALL ALL NURSES AND DOCTORS TO INFORM THEM OF THE SHORTAGE AND SEE IF THEY CAN REPLACE IT WITH SOMETHING ELSE. IF THAT HAPPENS AT MY HOSPITAL, WE JUST BORROW FROM A NEIGHBORING HOSPITAL. ***A patient requires 1500ML to be infused over 18 hours. How many ML/min will the patient need to receive to ensure the entire volume is infused?

Amber in Chattanooga, Tennessee 93 months ago 
***A prescription calls for injecting 50 units of insulin. Which size syringe should be dispensed?
I think there were 2 questions I couldn't answer and that mainly is because I am not a math person, and also do not deal with those types of calculations. If I am wrong on ANY of these questions, someone please correct me!!!! 
Sidra in West Palm Beach, Florida 90 months ago 
Obviously you can't find the answers anywhere; these are simple math!! i know this is an old q but i wanted to point out an error in the heparin q. ***A 55 lb child is to receive heparin sodium by IV Infusion in a dose of 50 units/kg of body weight every 4 hours. How many milliliters of heparin sodium injection containing 5000 units/ml will be administered for each dose? 50 units/kg q 4 h 55 lb=25 kg so 50 units/kg x 25 kg= 1250 units q 4 h Since it has 5000 units/ml 1250 units/5000units in 1 mL = 0.25 mL 
Maeris 89 months ago 
Sidra is very smart. A simple conversion, every kg = 2.2lb. To put it in a way my profesor taught me, a little easier to understand why Sidra did it the way she did... First you need to find out how many units the patient needs so it goes as follows 50 units ___ X __
Meaning, if for every 2.2 lbs (1kg) the patient needs 50 units, how many units does he need for 55lbs? It's a proportions! (or however you say it english). So you multiply 50 x 55, then divide what you get by 2.2lb and you have how many units he needs. 
Maeris 89 months ago 
Always remember that in proportions the units of the product or math go next to each other, for example ml __ ml

Maeris 89 months ago 
Now the "every 4 hours" thing is irrevelant to what the question is, so don't pay attention to it. Now that you know how many units he's going to take, you can find out how many ml he'll need. The question being: If in each ml there are 5000 units, how many ml do you need for 1250: 1250 units __ 5000 units __
This meaning, 1250 x 1ml, then divided by 5000 units, resulting 0.25ml. Hope you understand it better! 
Maeris 89 months ago 
Oh, bugger, those examples of conversions came out bad (the lines underneath the numbers. let me do it like Sidra: 50units/ 2.2lb = X units/ 55lb and the other one was 1250units/ Xml = 5000units/1ml the other was just an example of: mg/ml = mg/ml 
Maeris 89 months ago 
A couple of these questions are a little new to me, at least the hospital inventory ones. The number ones are easy to make out with conversions/proportions. Isnt' the DEA number the whole, it either starts with an A or B, then the second letter belonging to the last name of the doctor and then a 5 digit number? Kinda like:

Ruby in Harlingen, Texas 88 months ago 
Maeris said: A couple of these questions are a little new to me, at least the hospital inventory ones. DEA number contains 2 letters first one must be a A or B then the second letter must be the doctors last name and it has 7 numbers.

Ruby in Harlingen, Texas 88 months ago 
I bought a test to review on line for my pharmacy test and some of these were on it. I was able to go back and review if i got them right. thanks. 
sunhee in Katy, Texas 84 months ago 
***Ketoconazole 2% in polyethylene glycol is commonly used for ringworm treatment. To compound a pint of this solution, the pharm tech must weigh what amount of ketoconazole? 2% means ketoconazole is initially in 2g/100ml,
2g/100ml = xg/480ml

sunhee in Katy, Texas 84 months ago 
So, you need to weigh 9.6 ml of ketoconazole. 
sunhee in Katy, Texas 84 months ago 
***Which of the following meds require a DEA Form 222 when ordering?
DURAGESIC BECAUSE THIS IS SCHEDULE II DRUG What is the percentage concentration of a 400 mg/500 ml solution? 400mg * 1g/1000mg = 0.4 g
Using a standard heparin solution (25,000 units / 500ml D5W), how many milliliters per hour should the infusion rate be to achieve a dose of 1100 units/hour? 500ML/25000U *1100U/1HR=22ML/HR

ogbujamaria@*****.*** in Tomball, Texas 82 months ago 
Pls email me your updates. They are very helpful to me. Thanks. 
amitabiyani in Chatham, Illinois 80 months ago 
I have one question please ...

Chi in Tomball, Texas 80 months ago 
Amita Biyani in Chatham, Illinois said: I have one question please ... It is called bulk compounding 
ogbujamaria@*****.*** in Tomball, Texas 80 months ago 
It is called bulk compounding 
leelisa in Sacramento, California 74 months ago 
I have some questions please help me which is a commercially avilable dose of oral levothyroxine
The maximum amount per tansaction of pseudoephdrine is 3.6g, what is maximal numer of 30mg tablet allowable in a single trasaction
Prescriber must be registered in the ipledge program in order to prescribe which drug for
What information must be recorded on DEA 222 Form after reciving a delivery of schedule ll product Lidocaine is supplied in packets of 20 vials each of 24 nursing stations must have 12 vial what is the total # of packets need A standard heparin solution (25,000unit/500ml how many millimeter/hour should be the infusion rate to achieve a dose of 1100unit/hour

leelisa in Sacramento, California 74 months ago 
I am so confused helping me please The hospital's morphin injection inventory is depleted on Friday and the wholesaler does not deliver again until Monday morning the pharmacist should substitute mepheridine or hydromorphone upon the patient's requst substitute meperidine or hydromorphone because they are therapeutically obtain morphine from another hospital completing a DEA form 222 for the lender's record Which of the following is an important reason for main containing patient's prescription medication history in patient's profile identifying potential adverse drug event verify the authenticity of prescription Determining insurance eligibility 
brezygurl in Milton, Vermont 73 months ago 

can somebody respond question 2.. in Medford, Oregon 73 months ago 
I'm scheduled to take my PCTB certification exam this week and some of the question mentioned here. I would like to know the answers. Thank you. 
leelisa in Dos Palos, California 73 months ago 
leelisa in Sacramento, California said: I have some questions please help me heparinblood clotting

Claudia in La Puente, California 66 months ago 
Are these questions from the PTCB practice exams? 
gutierrez4316 in Hialeah, Florida 65 months ago 
did take the ptcb test? 
Need Help.FAD in Atco, New Jersey 64 months ago 
Calculate the numnber of packages tht need to be reordered for each Item.

yetunde in Tacoma, Washington 39 months ago 
pls i need answer to dis question

Ileana in Cape Coral, Florida 33 months ago 
Lidocaine is supplied in packets of 20 vials each of 24 nursing stations must have 12 vial what is the total # of packets need

ili in Cape Coral, Florida 33 months ago 
***a pharmacy is flooded . the fda and the state of board of pharmacy rule that all of the medication in the pharmacy are non dispensable and must be destroyed . what legal term describe this product?

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