PTN 0015 Pharmaceutical Calculations (N)

This course reviews topics related to pharmaceutical mathematics including reading, interpreting, and solving calculation problems encountered in the preparation and distribution of drugs. Conversion of measurements within the apothecary, avoirdupois, and metric systems with emphasis on the metric system of weight and volume are covered. Ratio, proportion, percentage, dilution and concentration, milliquivalent units, intravenous flow rates, and dosage problems are presented.

 

75 hours

Prerequisites

HSC 0003, HSC 0530C, HSC 0540, PTN 0000