Medical Math for Nurses

Course Expiration Date: July 31, 2019

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

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Course Description:  This course reviews basic arithmetic functions with fractions and decimals and then teaches how to calculate basic medical math including converting within the metric system, medication dosages, converting pounds to kilograms for pediatric dosages and converting Fahrenheit to Celsius temperature.  IV drug calculations are also included.

Instructor: Jennifer Walker RN MSN

Target Audience: Licensed nurses and any other interested healthcare professional

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Perform basic math calculations for fractions and decimals.
  • Perform metric conversions.
  • Perform basic drug calculations accurately.
  • Perform IV drug calculations accurately.

Length of Course: 102 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1.7 contact hours.

AHEC:This program is approved for 0.17 CEUs (1.7 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.