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This course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the suitable dosages of medication for the human body in different medical scenarios. In addition to introducing various types of drugs, the course details how drugs are absorbed in different ways, such as buccal and sublingual medications. Another key element of this course is the inclusion of universal medical standards for converting SI units.
With high-quality video lectures, smart Spaced-Repetition quizzes, and downloadable materials, this course offers everything you need to become a master of dosage calculation.

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20+ Dosage Calculation Video Lessons

Short and concise video lessons offer downloadable slides and multilingual subtitles.

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“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.”
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Prof. Rhonda Lawes, PhD (c)

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University of Oklahoma College of Nursing

Dr. Rhonda Lawes is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), and an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing in Oklahoma, USA. She obtained her PhD in Educational Psychology from Oklahoma State University in 2016. Helping nursing students to use the science of cognitive learning to maximize their study effectiveness, Prof. Lawes has earned numerous teaching awards.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

In this course, you’ll get into greater depth of the suitable dosages of medication 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 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.