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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACFN 020 - Basic Drug Calculations (3)

This course develops skills to solve typical computational problems encountering in nursing practice. Operations of arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) including fractions and decimals, ratio, proportion, introduction to algebraic notation, and the metric system. Examines units in the household and apothecary systems; dosage conversion among these systems; intravenous calculations. Optional units include powders and crystals, solutions, and children’s dosages. Enrollment as audit is not permitted unless recommended by the appropriate Student Academic Support Services or nursing personnel.