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Dosage Calculation Course

Keep your clients safe by reliably and accurately calculating dosages even under pressure

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with Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN from ORU

Accurately calculating medication doses is absolutely vital for patient safety and an important nursing task. Handling the formulas and conversions seems daunting for many nursing students before they gain routine.

This course covers the suitable dosages of various types of medication for children and adults in different medical scenarios, and how to calculate them. You will learn how drugs are absorbed in different ways, such as in tablets, liquids, and buccal and sublingual medications. Experienced educator Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN, will walk you through converting SI units, understanding drug labels, and all the required calculations step-by-step. Realistic example case studies help you apply the calculations to real situations in context.

An adaptive learning algorithm, downloadable Cheat Sheets, and a NCLEX-style Qbank are part of the learning platform, boosting retention and understanding. By the end of this course, you will have gained good practice in dosage calculation and feel confident to solve practice problems on exams, as well as to safely navigate medication administration in clinical practice.

20 Video Lessons

high-yield and engaging

40+ Qbank questions

with supporting AI-tutor

Spaced-Repetition quizzes

with 40++ questions

Concise study pages

breaking down complex Dosage Calculation topics

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Close your knowledge gaps and solidify your understanding of the topic with a wide array of learning tools

Comprehensive Video Library
Master core concepts with concise, easy-to-follow Video Lessons and a smart spaced review algorithm.
Downloadable Cheat Sheets
Study efficiently with key nursing concepts in a printable “at-a-glance” format.
Powerful NCLEX Qbank
Optimize your exam preparation with AI-supported, question-based learning.
“This course is very helpful, whether you've already covered this at school and just need to review, or if you are learning it completely new. I like the mini-quizzes at the the end of each video. I can definitely say that this video series is one of the best, and like the instructor as well.”
Kelly
Nursing Student, Stanbridge University, Orange County

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FAQs

What is dosage calculation?

In this course, you will learn just how important dosage calculation practice is. You will be required as an RN to understand how to correctly complete a dosage calculation in order to provide suitable dosages taken by the human body in different medical scenarios. In addition to introducing various types of drugs, you will also gain an understanding of how these drugs are absorbed in the body.

What is a dosage calculation test?

A dosage calculation test is given to evaluate how well a nursing student understands calculating a medication prescription. More specifically, you will be tested on how to provide the suitable dosage of medication and the ability to recognize the importance of body weight and converting metrics when calculating doses for patients.

In what areas of nursing would you utilize dosage calculation?

Nursing dosage calculations are utilized in the area of pharmacology nursing. You will be expected to provide medications to your patients as prescribed. This means being able to properly calculate and draw up the drug of choice, prepare IV antibiotics, mix compatible medications, all while factoring in your patient’s age and weight.

This course will help expand your horizon on the essential details to keep in mind when practicing nursing. We provided a case study that would put your knowledge into context, get a better understanding of what dosage calculation is and how to better prepare for your next test.

What is the importance of dosage calculation?

Nursing dosage calculations are essential because it not only sets a nurse up to be more confident in their abilities as a healthcare professional but also be able to perform duties more responsibly. Nursing drug calculation skills also make it possible to correctly interpret the instructions written by a provider.

How does this Lecturio dosage calculation course help me pass?

This course is an ideal tool to help you pass dosage calculations for nursing. In this course you will gain an understanding of how these drugs are absorbed in distinctive ways, such as buccal and sublingual medications. Another key element included in this course is the inclusion of universal medical standards of converting SI units.

Can I try content for free?

Yes! You can register your Lecturio account for free, no obligations, no credit card required. Your free account gives you access to around 20% of the full content – no time limit. If you like, you can upgrade to a paid account with full access anytime.

Can I download videos and materials?

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