Calculation of Dosages and Solution Rates Using Ratio and Proportion

15.00
Online
Elective
Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Perform basic arithmetic calculations.
  • Relate the equivalents for a household measurement system.
  • Relate the equivalents for the apothecaries system.
  • Relate the equivalents for the metric system.
  • Convert among the systems of measurement.
  • Accurately calculate oral, parenteral and intravenous dosages using ratio and proportion, including for pediatric dosages that are based on body weight.

About the Author:
Alene Burke, R.N., M.S.  is the owner of Alene Burke & Associates, a company that she established in 1998 with the goal of the development, design, and production of competency and educational activities. She is an education consultant, speaker, website owner, author and legal consultant with extensive experience in diverse fields within the medical and healthcare industries. Ms. Burke has achieved many successes in her consulting and production business and her research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals. She received her Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Nursing Education from the University of the State of New York and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Adelphi University. 

Calculation of Dosages and Solution Rates Using Ratio and Proportion

15.00
Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Perform basic arithmetic calculations.
  • Relate the equivalents for a household measurement system.
  • Relate the equivalents for the apothecaries system.
  • Relate the equivalents for the metric system.
  • Convert among the systems of measurement.
  • Accurately calculate oral, parenteral and intravenous dosages using ratio and proportion, including for pediatric dosages that are based on body weight.

About the Author:
Alene Burke, R.N., M.S.  is the owner of Alene Burke & Associates, a company that she established in 1998 with the goal of the development, design, and production of competency and educational activities. She is an education consultant, speaker, website owner, author and legal consultant with extensive experience in diverse fields within the medical and healthcare industries. Ms. Burke has achieved many successes in her consulting and production business and her research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals. She received her Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Nursing Education from the University of the State of New York and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Adelphi University.