NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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HLTK 1000 - Calculations for Health Care

This course is a comprehensive review of basic arithmetic, an introduction to the metric and apothecary systems, and computation of medication dosages.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lecture


Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of HLTK 1000 Calculations for Healthcare, the student will:

  • Utilize the principles of basic arithmetic
  • Identify the value of an unknown in a proportion
  • Convert from U.S. customary units to metric and metric to U.S. customary units.
  • Calculate drug dosage and solution amounts using the metric and apothecary systems
  • Calculate I.V. flow rates

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