VT 114 : Pharmaceutical Math

Transcript title

Pharmaceutical Math

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

30

Lecture hours

30

Prerequisites

VT 101, VT 102, VT 103 and VT 117.

Corequisites

VT 108, VT 110, VT 118.

Description

Covers pharmacological mathematics, including drug dosage calculations and fluid calculations. Introduces prescription terminology and labeling.

Learning outcomes

1. Perform calculations to convert between and within the household, apothecary, and metric systems.
2. Perform calculations for dilution and concentration of solutions.
3. Perform calculations to determine dose, number of doses, and amount of drug to dispense.
4. Perform fluid administration calculations.
5. Interpret prescription orders and properly prepare medication for administration.
6. Interpret prescription orders and properly prepare medication for dispensing.

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