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Applied Math for Health Occupations

MTB
2370

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. 

Credits: 
1.00
Class Hours: 
15.00
Prerequisite(s): 
Appropriate placement test score or MAT 0018 (completed with a "C" or higher).
Course Type: 
Mathematics: Applied