Medical and Pharmacy Maths

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324 STUDENTS

Description:

Miscalculating dosages can lead to serious implications and in the worst case, patient fatality. Ensure your professional competency as a Pharmacy Assistant and gain confidence in your business maths abilities, with the Medical and Pharmacy Maths course. You will learn how to correctly calculate dosages and mix concentrations, with step-by-step guidance from our experienced instructor.

Learning Objectives:

  • Fast track your career aLearn the step-by-step procedure for prescribing medicine and supplying medication.
  • Develop key clinical, numerical, organisation and customer service skills.
  • aster medical maths for calculating dosages and working with concentrations.
  • Become familiar with key business maths terminology and definitions.
  • Explore various career paths and understand the training and skills required.

Who is This Course for?

This Medical and Pharmacy Maths course is ideal for aspiring Pharmacy Assistants and Technicians, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however, a good knowledge of functional maths will be beneficial.

Requirements

Our Medical and Pharmacy Maths is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be able to explore a range of professions, with the opportunity to work in a variety of professional settings such as hospitals, high street pharmacies, grocery stores and healthcare facilities. Related roles include:

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Dispenser
  • Laboratory Analyst
  • Pharmacologist
  • Medical Sales Representative
  • Clinical Research Associate

Course Curriculum

Introduction 1 lecture
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 01 00:01:00
Conversions
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 02 00:04:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 03 00:09:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 04 00:12:00
Conversions Using Ratio - Proportion or Dimensional Analysis
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 05 00:05:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 06 00:07:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 07 00:14:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 08 00:04:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 09 00:08:00
Pharmacy Math
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 10 00:07:00
Quantity To Be Dispensed 00:03:00
Single Dose, Single Day, Total Volume 00:12:00
Business Math
Business Math Terminologies 00:08:00
Business Math Mark-up Discount 00:16:00
Retail Business Math Mark-up Amount & Mark-up Percentage 00:08:00
Retail Business Math Discount Amount & Discount Percentage 00:15:00
Pharmacy Business Math Purchase Price, Discount, and Discount Percentage 00:03:00
Pharmacy Business Math Percentage Markup Rate 00:02:00
Pharmacy Business Math Gross Profit Net Profit 00:03:00
Understanding Percentages, Strengths & Concentration
Percentages, Strengths & Concentration 00:15:00
% wv, % ww, % vv 00:06:00
Hospital and Compounding Math: Alligation & Dilution
Review of Percentages, Strengths & Concentration 00:02:00
Alligation & Dilution 00:04:00
Application of Percentage, Alligation & Dilution 00:03:00
Practice Problems 00:17:00
More Practice Problems 00:02:00
Hospital Math: Flow Rate & Drip Rate
Flow Rate vs Drip Rate 00:12:00
Finding the R 00:07:00
Finding the T 00:06:00
Finding the V 00:03:00
Dosage Calculation
Dosage Calculation Based on Weight & Age 00:05:00
Dosage Calculation Based on Body Surface Area (BSA) 00:06:00
BSA Practice Problems 00:03:00
Therapeutic Dose versus Lethal Dose 00:02:00
Therapeutic Range Minimum and Maximum Dose 00:08:00
Dosage Calculation Based on Weight mgkgday & mgkgdose 00:07:00
Pediatric Daily Rate 00:06:00

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