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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

AHLT-135 Dosage & Solution Calculations

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100) or completion of RDNG-030 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076  Math placement test recommendation of MATH-130  or higher or completion of MATH-120  or MATH-123  with a minimum grade of 2.0 or higher; for pre-Nursing students: course must be completed before applying to the Nursing program but no more than 2 years prior to application. Signature from the Division office or the Advising/Counseling area is required to register in this course.
This course reflects the importance that the real world places on critical thinking and problem solving. It will introduce the beginning health science student to the procedures and steps used to calculate drug dosages in basic clinical applications. The course will focus primarily on the calculation of dosages by the oral and parenteral routes. A step-by-step procedure for calculation of actual medication problems will be used.