This two-credit course introduces students to the knowledge and skills needed for medical calculation for nursing. This course reviews basic math skills ensuring students have a foundation on which to build to more complex concepts in calculations. A step-by-step approach to solving calculations is provided in four methods which allows students to use the most relevant techniques for their success. The application of calculations and algebraic functions are addressed, including weight-based medication doses and critical care intravenous medication calculations. The lab portion of this course introduces students to math applied to medications, measurement, and delivery of medications.
NURS 2202 Prerequisite: Student Group NURS