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Basic Math for Nurses: Dosage Calculation (w/Video)

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Course Introduction In a clinical environment, nurses are often called upon to calculate medication dosages in both solid and liquid forms using basic mathematical principles to calculate the correct dosage. This program demonstrates and describes the various formulas used when calculating medication dosages. To complete this activity, you must do the following: - View the program "Basic Math for Nurses: Dosage Calculation." - Read the Overview and Learning Objectives. - Study the Content. - Complete the Acknowledgment of Completion. Overview The material is organized around the following categories - Introduction - Understanding Medication Labels - Calculating Dosage Using the Ratio and Proportion Method - Using Ratio and Proportion for Dosage Calculation - Calculating Dosage Using the Formula Method - Calculating Dosage Using the Dimensional Analysis Method Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Calculate dosages using the Ratio and Proportion Method. - Calculate dosages using the Formula Method. - Calculate dosages using the Dimensional Analysis Method. Purpose/Overall Goal This program demonstrates and describes the various formula used when calculating medication dosages.

Course Code: VIDBCSM281B-T
Course Link: http://lms.esionline.us/course/view.php?id=149