2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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HLTH 140 - Dosage Calculation


Credit(s): 2
Contact Hours: 2

This course is intended to teach the mathematical skills and principles that are required to ensure the safe administration of medications in today’s healthcare settings. Topics will include: fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, dimensional analysis, measurement of oral and parenteral drugs, calculations of pediatric dosages, preparation of solutions, household and metric systems of measurement and conversion between the two systems. Emphasis will be on developing good problem solving skills and the application of those skills to the safe administration of medications in the healthcare setting. Officially accepted into the P.N. Program, MATH 095   or MATH 098   with “C” or better, or appropriate score on the mathematics placement test meeting the “M”. To progress in the program, the student must maintain a grade of a “C” or better in the general education and program course.



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