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Active as of Fall Semester 2018



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Medication Calculations for Health Care Careers

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PNUR 1140

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 1

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course is to introduce students to medical dosage calculations and the terminology associated with medication orders. Theory, skill, and terminology related to calculating medication dosages will be the focus of this course. Students will learn how to perform conversions between measurement systems. Students will review basic mathematical concepts related to medication administration. This course is repeatable.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Arithmetic Score: 65
Other (specify test): Elementary Algebra Score: 52

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PNUR 1140 - Medication Calculations for Health Care Careers

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Or completion of MATH 0800

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PNUR 1140 - Medication Calculations for Health Care Careers

There are no corequisites for this course.