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HCC 113 Math and Dosage Calculations for Health Occupations
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2014
SUN#: NA
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Mathematical concepts and medical dosage calculation skills required in a variety of health occupations, including mathematical ratios and proportions, decimals, percentages, fractions, U.S. and metric weights and measurements.

Prerequisites: RDG094 and MAT082

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Calculate dosages using whole numbers, common fractions, and U.S. and metric weights and measurements.
2. (Application Level) Calculate medical dosages using ratios and proportions, decimals and percentages.
3. (Analysis Level) Calculate dosages for a variety of patients based on case studies then analyze the modifications made based on patient characteristics and medical history.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Students must complete all dosage calculations with a minimum of 70% accuracy, per AAMA.
2. Students must complete all case studies with a minimum of 90% accuracy, per AAMA.
3. AAMA URL: http://www.aama-ntl.org/