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NURS115. Dosage Calculation

 1 Credit Hour

This course emphasizes critical thinking techniques to effectively, accurately, and safely calculate dosages of medications. Content includes abbreviations, symbols, and the systems of measurement used in medication administration. It includes reading, interpreting, and solving calculation problems encountered in the preparation of medication for administration via oral, parenteral, injection, and intravenous routes. This course is two theory/lecture hours per week for 8 weeks.