NURS 610  - Basic Med Dosage Calculations

NURS 610 BASIC MEDICATION DOSAGE CALCULATIONS FOR NURSES (1)

Pass/No Pass grading. Minimum of 16 lecture hours per term. Prerequisite: MATH 120 OR equivalent skill level (as measured by a satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Test).

Description: Designed to meet the needs of current and potential practitioners of nursing. Covers the safe and accurate administration of medications to a client, is an important and primary responsibility of the nurse. Includes a step-by-step approach to medication dosage calculations by various routes of administration will be used. Assists students in applying basic mathematical concepts to real world clinical situations. Emphasizes dosage accuracy in clinical scenarios that apply critical thinking skills. (AA, CSU)

 

College of San Mateo Department: Nursing Number of Units: 1
This description is for the Summer 2014 term