 Basic Course Information
 Course description: Reading, interpreting and solving calculation problems encountered in the preparation and distribution of drugs. Topics include: ratio and proportion, percentage, dilution and concentration, units, intravenous flow rates and solving dosage problems
 Any required or recommended prerequisites, including permission of division chair for enrollment: None.
 Information About Student Learning Outcomes
 Given an application, the student will discover an appropriate approach that leads to the correct solution by applying mathematical problem solving skills learned in class. Success will be measured using a rubric.
 Given an application, the student will devise and carry out a plan to successfully solve the task by applying and interpreting mathematical concepts learned in class. Success will be measured using a rubric.
 Given an application, the student will determine the correct solution by experimenting with the multiple approaches learned in class. Success will be measured using a rubric.
 Testing Requirements
 Students are required to make an 85 or higher on the final exam or they automatically fail the course.
 Students are NOT allowed to use calculators or any notes while taking the exam.
 Major Course Requirements
 Major Requirement  There will be 2 major exams
 Major Requirement  There will be a comprehensive final exam
 Information on Books and Other Course Materials – No book is required
 Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates
 Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog.
TOPICS 
Decimals 
Fractions 
Ratio and Proportions 
Applications to Nursing 
Last Modified:
August 19, 2015
