Math That Matters: Drugs and Dosages

Intended for students in the Veterinary Technician program, or other individuals in the health professions who have the responsibility for the preparation and administration of medications. Mathematical fundamentals will be covered along with systems of measurement and their equivalents, unit conversions, dosage measurement equipment, interpretation of the medication order, calculation of oral, parenteral and intravenous drug dosages, percentage preparations and dilution and concentration. Prerequisite: MTH 095 or MTH 099 with a grade of C- or better or SM18, or adequate score on the Mathematics Placement Examination.


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040