County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
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Phone: (213) 240-8089
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Medication Calculation Exam Study Guide and Practice Exam
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Nursing
Medication Calculation Exam (MCE)
calculation examination consist of 31 questions for
Registered Nurses and 25 questions for Licensed
Vocational Nurses of dosage calculations, I.V., and
patient rights. You have one (1) hour in which to
complete the examination. A score of 80% (25
correct) for Registered Nurses and (20) for Licensed
Vocational Nurses is required to pass the examination.
Please use the study guide and sample practice test to
prepare for the examination.