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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

NUS 102 - Nursing Mathematics: Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

Nursing Mathematics covers adult drug preparation, dosage calculation, and intravenous fluids and medications administration. Measurement requirements, system conversions, oral and parenteral dosage calculations, and intravenous fluid flow rates are covered in detail. Nursing implications for drug administration are emphasized in every unit including a brief overview of drug label interpretation, and pediatric and geriatric dosage considerations.
Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 1


Course Prerequisites: MAT 050 or MAT 060 or placement test score