Jan 28, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022

AMATH 168G - Healthcare Mathematics

4 Credits
This course is a comprehensive review of fundamental math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and decimals, calculating ratios, proportions, and percentages, as well as calculating medication dosages using the metric system.

Course Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of basic math computations.
  2. Apply mathematical computations to solve equations.
  3. Identify and define basic units of measurement in metric, apothecary and household systems.
  4. Convert among measurement systems.
  5. Identify both abbreviations and symbols used in calculating medication dosages.
  6. Analyze charts, graphs and/or tables in the interpretation of healthcare results. 
  7. Students will be able to communicate effectively with both peers and instructors.