September 19, 2011

NCLEX-RN Practice Question Challenge!


Correct Answer: 4

1: Implementation: Outcome not desired, medication should be given. If nurse questions the order, MD should be contacted
2: Implementation: Outcome not desired, unnecessary. 1mg of Digoxin is a loading dose and needed to reach therapeutic levels
3: Implementation: Outcome not desired, nurse can never change prescribed dose
4: CORRECT | Implementation: Outcome desired, loading dose to achieve therapeutic blood levels. If loading dose not given, therapeutic levels are not reached for 6 days