Healthcare Calculations

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Course Description: 
" This course presents math as used in ambulatory healthcare. Dosage calculations, reference ranges, temperature conversions, growth charts, and use of the metric system. 3 theory hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree."
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisite: Completion of MATH 095 with a grade of "C-" or better or placement in Math 098.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic math computations
  • Apply mathematical computations to solve equations
  • Define basic units of measurement in:
    • the metric system
    • the household system
  • Convert among measurement systems
  • Identify abbreviations and symbols used in calculating medication dosages