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Medicine is a trillion-dollar industry that continues to grow over time. It is a service that every person needs, and pursuing a career in medicine can be very satisfying as well as rewarding!

The Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery course provides a strong foundation towards improving your understanding of Pharmacy and Medical Math concepts, by presenting relevant tools, processes and techniques meant at teaching you to calculate drug dosages accurately. Gain the basic math skills, learn to read and interpret labels and physicians’ orders, key calculation and so much more.

Besides, learn different measurement systems, and how to calculate medicines based on the patient’s age and weight.

With this course, you’ll understand everything from A to Z, and you’ll become Zero Skills to a Fully Qualified pharmacy technician.

What you’ll learn

  • understand Pharmacy and Medical Math concepts
  • master percentages
  • do pediatric and adult dosage calculation
  • dilute drugs using alligation method or dilution formula for pediatric dosing and special cases or patient population that needs dosing adjustment
  • understand the Math behind IV infusion
  • avoid medication errors brought about by calculation error

Who this course is for:

  • Primarily, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician and Nursing students are the target students for this course.
  • BSN, ASN, Medical Assistant, Veterinary Assistant, Veterinary Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiography students and other medical or allied medical or paramedical students may also benefit from this course.

Requirements

  • An understanding of basic Math concepts is required.

Course Curriculum

Introduction 1 lecture
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 01 00:01:00
Conversions
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 02 00:04:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 03 00:09:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 04 00:13:00
Conversions Using Ratio - Proportion or Dimensional Analysis
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 05 00:05:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 06 00:07:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 07 00:14:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 08 00:04:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 09 00:08:00
Pharmacy Math
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 10 00:07:00
11- Quantity To Be Dispensed 00:03:00
12 – Single Dose, Single Day, Total Volume 00:12:00
Business Math
13 – Business Math Terminologies 00:08:00
14 – Business Math Mark-up Discount 00:16:00
15 – Retail Business Math Mark-up Amount & Mark-up Percentage 00:08:00
16 – Retail Business Math Discount Amount & Discount Percentage 00:15:00
17 – Pharmacy Business Math Purchase Price, Discount, and Discount Percentage 00:03:00
18 – Pharmacy Business Math Percentage Markup Rate 00:02:00
19 – Pharmacy Business Math Gross Profit Net Profit 00:03:00
Understanding Percentages, Strengths & Concentration
20 – Percentages, Strengths & Concentration 00:15:00
21 – % wv, % ww, % vv 00:06:00
Hospital and Compounding Math: Alligation & Dilution
22 – Review of Percentages, Strengths & Concentration 00:02:00
23 – Alligation & Dilution 00:04:00
24 – Application of Percentage, Alligation & Dilution 00:03:00
25 – Practice Problems 00:17:00
26 – More Practice Problems 00:02:00
Hospital Math: Flow Rate & Drip Rate
27 – Flow Rate vs Drip Rate 00:12:00
28 – Finding the R 00:07:00
29 – Finding the T 00:06:00
30 – Finding the V 00:03:00
Dosage Calculation
31 – Dosage Calculation Based on Weight & Age 00:05:00
32 – Dosage Calculation Based on Body Surface Area (BSA) 00:06:00
33 – BSA Practice Problems 00:03:00
34 – Therapeutic Dose versus Lethal Dose 00:02:00
35 – Therapeutic Range Minimum and Maximum Dose 00:08:00
36 – Dosage Calculation Based on Weight mgkgday & mgkgdose 00:07:00
37 – Pediatric Daily Rate 00:06:00

FAQs

This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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