# Courses ### Basic Math for Nurses (w/Video)

Course Introduction Nurses in clinical environments will often encounter situations that require the use of mathematical formulas and computations, such as metric conversions, to provide safe and effective patient care. Therefore, it is essential for the nurse to have a strong understanding of basic math and good math skills. To complete this activity, you must do the following: - View the program "Basic Math for Nurses." - Read the Overview and Learning Objectives. - Study the Content. - Complete the Acknowledgment of Completion. Overview The material is organized around the following categories - Introduction - Whole Numbers in Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Working with Decimals - Adding and Subtractng Decimals - Using the Metric System Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Define whole numbers and fractions. - Solve basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division equations using whole numbers. - Solve basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division equations using fractions. - Solve equations using numbers with decimals. - Identify the numerical basis of the metric system. - List the metric systems three basic units of measurement. Purpose/Overall Goal This program lays the foundation for nursing math skills with a review of the concepts of whole numbers and fractions, and the processes for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Course Code: VIDBCSM281A-T