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Nursing subject guide for GCIT
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HLTEN519C – Supplementary resources for AT1

For questions 4,10,12,13,14,15 & 16


Q 4. The doctor orders Frusemide IV 20mgs to be given at 1500hrs hours

Frusemide- LASIX (Australian)

Frusemide :(US based, sourced from TQGC library Nursing Reference Centre)

Q10. A medical officer has ordered a patient 40mmol of Potassium Chloride in 1000mls Normal Saline (premix bags) to run at 80mls/hr

Potassium Chloride- TGA

Potassium Chloride Injection, Solution (US based, sourced from TQGC library Nursing Reference Centre)

Q12.Heparin 5000units in 50mLs has been prescribed for your patient to run at 500units/hr with a 500unit bolus. (please show working out)


Q14.Administration of additional IV electrolytes (not the ones already in IV fluids)  occurs commonly in acute care hospitals. What are some examples of electrolytes (provide at least 2) for IV administration and what type of IV fluid would you dilute these electrolytes in (please use the Australian Injectable Handbook for diluting information)
(Electrolytes are discussed in your Crisp and Taylor textbook -   the chapter that discussed “Fluid, electrolyte and acid – base balance, also the PowerPoint in additional resources titled “TAFE Fluid Shift”

Calcium Gluconate

Magnesium Sulphate  

Potassium Chloride 22.3% (2.23g/10mL) Concentrated Injection 

Potassium Chloride 22.3% Concentrated Injection 2.23g in10mL

In addition to using "Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing" as per above. 

 I. V. Therapy Made Incredibly Easy!

Fluids and Electrolytes Balance: Basics (Kanopy- video) Off campus Kanopy password is avaiable here

Q15. Please identify which drug schedule the following IV medications come under
• IV Gentamycin
• IV Frusemide
• IV Morphine



Frusemide- TGA

Morphine Sulphate

Q16.Please state the storage requirements (including storage in a health care facility) for the following IV medications
• IV Gentamycin
• IV Fentanyl




Potassium Chloride-

Morphine Sulphate-

Other Resources

Medicine Schedules and Availability





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