NURS 610 - Basic Med Dosage Calculations

NURS 610 Basic Medication Dosage Calculations for Nurses

Designed to meet the needs of current and potential practitioners of nursing. The safe and accurate administration of medications to a client is an important and primary responsibility of the nurse. A step-by-step approach to medication dosage calculations by various routes of administration will be used. This course will help nurses in applying basic mathematical concepts to real world clinical situations. Dosage accuracy is emphasized in clinical scenarios that apply critical thinking skills.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: MATH 120 or equivalent skill level as measured by satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Test.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
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College of San Mateo

Department: Nursing

Number of Units: 1

This description is for the Summer 2021 term