U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT CENTER AND SCHOOL
SUBCOURSE MD0904 EDITION 100
PHARMACOLOGY MATH FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSE
One of the 91WM6's most important responsibilities is the safe
administration of medication. Used intelligently and accurately, drugs
can surely save countless numbers of lives; used unwisely, they can
have disastrous results.
It is imperative that you have a thorough understanding of the basic
concepts of math as well as the specific mathematical skills required
for pharmaceutical calculations.
Length: 167 Pages
Estimated Hours to Complete: 12
Format: PDF file
Size: 2.8 MB
Anyone may take this course. However, to receive credit hours, you
must be officially enrolled and complete an examination furnished by
the Nonresident Instruction Branch at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Enrollment is normally limited to Department of Defense personnel.
Others may apply for enrollment, but acceptance is not guaranteed.
Pharmacology Math for the Practical Nurse
Est. 12 Hours
2.8 MB pdf file
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRETEST FOR LESSON 1
Pretest Answer Sheet
1 BASIC MATH
Section I. Basic Arithmetic
Section II. Fractions
Section III. Decimals
Section IV. Percentages
Section V. Ratio and Proportion
Section I. Ratio and Proportion Operations
Section II. Systems of Measurement
Section III. Computing Medication Dosages
Section IV. Computing Intravenous Infusion Rates
Section V. Basic Dose Calculations