Self Paced Self Paced    

Medical Math, Self Paced

41 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | Included eBook

Purpose

Foundational Skills

Description

This course provides students with mathematical instruction and review. Students will be introduced to the three systems of measurement used to calculate dosages administered orally and intravenously. Students will also learn to use critical thinking skills and arithmetic to understand medication orders and use equipment for preparation, administration, and labeling of medications.

Audience

Students looking to enter the health care field and incumbent health care providers.

Objectives
  • Analyze the use of medical mathematics in the healthcare system
  • Compute number sentences using fractions, ratio and proportion, decimals and percentages
  • Convert efficiently between fractions, ratio and proportion, decimals and percentages
  • Compute solutions to problems and determine the reasonableness of an answer by relating them to the problem and using estimation
  • Interpret metric measurements and household measurements as they relate to allied health occupations
  • Use integers to evaluate algebraic expressions
  • Convert between metric systems and between metric and household systems
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Instructor Led Instructor Led

Medical Math, Instructor Led

24 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | eBook Available

Purpose

Foundational Skills

Description

This course provides students with mathematical instruction and review. Students will be introduced to the three systems of measurement used to calculate dosages administered orally and intravenously. Students will also learn to use critical thinking skills and arithmetic to understand medication orders and use equipment for preparation, administration, and labeling of medications.

Audience

Students looking to enter the health care field and incumbent health care providers.

Objectives
  • Analyze the use of medical mathematics in the healthcare system
  • Compute number sentences using fractions, ratio and proportion, decimals and percentages
  • Convert efficiently between fractions, ratio and proportion, decimals and percentages
  • Compute solutions to problems and determine the reasonableness of an answer by relating them to the problem and using estimation
  • Interpret metric measurements and household measurements as they relate to allied health occupations
  • Use integers to evaluate algebraic expressions
  • Convert between metric systems and between metric and household systems
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