DOSAGE CALCULATION FOR NURSES
Prepares the student for calculation of drug dosages in order to accurately prepare and administer medications to a varied client population. Basic principles for client safety are reviewed. Prerequisites: Admission to Practical Nursing.
- Demonstrate fundamental principles used I n computing with fractions, decimals, and percentages.
- Demonstrate the ability to convert units of measurement between the metric and apothecary systems.
- Utilize pharmacologic principles in calculating drug dosages for preparation and administration of medications to a varied client population.