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MTH 116 MEDICAL MATHEMATICAL CALCULATIONS

MTH 116 – Medical Mathematics Calculations

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  MTH 116 Medical Mathematics Calculations

Credit Hours:  1.0            Contact Hours:  1.0          Lecture:  1.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in MTH 092 or placement

Co-requisites:  NRS 107                                                                Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course reviews basic mathematical calculations and conversions and emphasizes how these techniques are used in the administration of medications.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories from arithmetic and algebra; and
  2. utilize various problem-solving and critical thinking approaches to solve real-life medical-type problems including administration-of-medication problems.