Online Courses

Dosage Calculation Review

Price: $15.00 CE: 2.00
This course is accessible until 3/1/2022

Dosage Calculation Review is for nursing students and healthcare professionals desiring to enhance their calculation skills. The two-hour program covers the calculation of oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intravenous medications for both pediatric and adult populations. Mathematical skills will be reviewed and interactive practice problems will be included after each module to reinforce the math skills needed to correctly calculate dosages. 

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize the relative value of decimals and fractions.
  2. Solve equations with whole numbers, decimals and fractions.
  3. Recognize medical and equivalent abbreviations.
  4. Identify metric and apothecary measures.
  5. Convert metric measures within the metric system.
  6. Convert metric measures to common household equivalents.
  7. Read drug labels by identifying drug name (trade and generic) and drug strength.
  8. Calculate the correct dosages according to the physician orders and label information.
  9. Administer medications safely by the identified administration routes, PO, intramuscular, intravenous, and subcutaneous.
  10. Identify the correct route, medication, and calculation for both the pediatric and adult populations.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Lynn A. Rowe, PhD, RN

Lynn A. Rowe, PhD, RN, graduated from Florida State University School of Nursing in Tallahassee, Florida, in 1991 with a BSN degree. She received her MSN from University of Phoenix in 1999. She received her PhD in Nursing from the University of Arizona in 2014. After graduation, she began work as a staff nurse in a medical telemetry unit at Florida Hospital from 1991-1994. She entered the CCNIP training program in 1994 and completed with final placement in the MSICU as a staff nurse from 1994 to 1999. In 1999, Ms. Rowe assumed the position as an Education Specialist for that unit and remained there until 2001 when she accepted the position of Clinical Nurse Specialist for MSICU, Dialysis, and Urology. Her current position is as a Nurse Research Scientist in the department of Clinical Excellence and Research.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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