Applied Math for Health Occupations
- Permission Required:
- Mathematics: Applied
- 1.00 Credit
- 1.00 Hour
Enables students in health occupation programs to apply mathematical concepts to interpret and solve drug dosage calculation problems encountered in fields such as nursing. Includes a review of the following: basic math, conversions of the metric, apothecary, and household systems, interpretations of drug labels, charting, abbreviations, methods of calculations for oral, injectable, and intravenous drugs, and calculations for specialty areas including pediatrics and critical care.