PRMT 102: Pharmaceutical Calculations

Class Program
Credits 2

Students will demonstrate the ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations. Emphasis will be placed on basic computations, use of measuring tools, dosage computations, compounding calculations and solution preparation. Topics covered include dosage calculations including pediatric doses, conversions between systems, ratio and proportion, dilution and concentration, milliequivalents, units and intravenous flow rates, and compounding sterile and extemporaneous products. Prerequisite: ACT math score of 19 or completion of ASC 092. (F)