EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF NURSING
NURS 3370 and NURS 3371
Clinical Nursing Foundations II
3 semester hours
r and 4
Hypotonic Intravenous Fluids
Osmolarity less than 240
Isotonic Intravenous Fluids
Hypertonic Intravenous Fluids
Osmolarity greater than 340
Example NS or .45%
Normal Saline or 0.9% NS
D5W- Dangerous, it
Practice Math problems for Intravenous Therapy.
1. Infuse D5W 500ml with 20,000 units of heparin at 30ml/hour. Determine the
following. If not within normal range, state your course of action.
Within normal range
Nuclear Medicine / Radiology
Types of IV Access
Ordered by MD/DO/NP/PA
Almost always need an order first
ER / ICU Nurses often make determination
prior to written orders
Standard IV Access Only
The nurse receives and order to infuse D5NS at
125ml an hour. A pump is not available.
Based on the available tubing below,
calculate the drops per minute What is the
FALL 2014 Practice Quiz
1. The nurse is preparing to administer IV Metoprolol. Which of the following nursing
interventions are associated with the administration of IV Metoprolol?
Select all that apply. Circle the answers below that are correct