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Math and Drug Calculations Online for Nursing and Health Professions (Modules 1, 2, & 3 and Access Codes)

# Math and Drug Calculations Online for Nursing and Health Professions (Modules 1, 2, & 3 and Access Codes), 1st Edition

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Math and Drug Calculations Online for Nursing and Health Professions is a complete drug calculations online course that provides students an opportunity for application and practice. Since it is not tied to a specific text, this online course is suitable for all drug calculations classes. It incorporates the ratio and proportion, fractional equation, formula, and dimensional analysis methods and presents a step-by-step approach to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. Animations, voice-overs, and interactive self-assessment activities are used to provide an engaging and interactive course platform for students. This online course consists of three comprehensive modules; Module 1: Math Introduction and Overview, Module 2: Medication Administration, and Module 3: Medication Administration in Specialty Areas. Each module includes practice problems to promote active learning and quizzes that instructors can use to evaluate studentsâ€™ understanding of content presented in the course. A comprehensive test bank of approximately 300 questions is also provided for instructorâ€™s to build quizzes and test.

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## Key Features

• Includes the four drug calculation methods (ratio and proportion, fractional equation, formula, and dimensional analysis) to expose the user to key calculation methods so they can apply the method which works best for them.
• Provides comprehensive coverage of calculations used in specialty areas such as critical care, pediatrics, oncology, PICU, NICU, coronary care, and neurologic care.
• Modules are organized by topic sections that include an overview, objectives, what you need to know, example problems, practice problems, and one or more quizzes.
• Follows abbreviation and dose designation recommendations from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP).
• Many of the math practice problems include a tutorial button for each of the four drug calculation methods that provides a step-by-step tutorial to solving the problem in the chosen method.
• Animations demonstrate various concepts related to drug calculation and administration, with some animations requiring user participation.
• Interactive self-assessment activities are incorporated throughout the course to allow users to apply their knowledge in context.
• Voice-overs enhance the step-by-step explanation of medication administration procedures and the drug calculation methods demonstrated throughout the course.
• One or more Quizzes are included within each module to evaluate understanding of all the major topics covered in that particular module.
• Provides the latest drug administration techniques and devices with detailed explanations of the various ways to administering drugs, including oral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous and other routes.
• Includes the most up-to-date, commonly used drugs so users have exposure to what is being used in the "real world" of clinical practice.
• Presents information on infusion pumps (enteral, single, multi-channel, PCA, and insulin) to help users understand their increased use in drug administration.

RN, MSN

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Assistant Professor Emerita, College of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Boise State University, Boise, ID

Math and Drug Calculations Online for Nursing and Health Professions (Modules 1, 2, & 3 and Access Codes), 1st Edition

MODULE 1 Math Introduction and Overview

Section 1: Basic Math

Section 1: Principles of Medication Administration

Section 2: Methods of Calculation

Section 3: Oral and Enteral Medication Administration

Section 5: Insulin

Section 6: Intravenous Fusion

Section 7: Alternate Forms of Medications

MODULE 3 Critical Care

Section 1: Critical Care Calculations

Section 2: Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care

Section 3: Oncology Calculations

Section 4: Labor and Delivery Calculations

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