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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 168 - 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. (formerly AMATH 168G)

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. Communicate effectively with both peers and instructors.