ACLS Certification
Practical Application
Practice Test

Question 1 of 3
A patient in the ED develops recurrent chest discomfort (8/10) suspicious for ischemia. His monitored rhythm becomes irregular as seen above. Oxygen is being administered by NC at 4 L/min and an IV line is patent. Bp is 160/96. There are no allergies or contraindications to any meds. You would first order:
lidocaine 1 mg/kg and infusion 2 mg/min
IV nitroglycerine initiated at 10 ụg/min and titrated
Amiodarone 150 mg IV
Nitroglycerin 0.4 mg SL
Morphine sulfate 2-4 mg IV