Drug Calculations Online for Clinical Calculations, 9th Edition
Easily master all four types of dosage calculations with Drug Calculations Online, 9th Edition. Designed to accompany Kee and Marshall’s Clinical Calculations, 9th Edition, this easy-to-navigate interactive learning course covers ratio and proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis methods of drug calculation through an engaging balance of instruction and application opportunities. Each module includes interactive case studies, animations, practice problems, voice-overs, self-assessment activities, quizzes, and more to reinforce your understanding and ensure your mastery of the latest drug calculation best practices.
- Explanations of all four major methods of drug calculation (ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis) expose you to all calculation methods so you can choose your preferred method.
- Extensive math instruction and review helps you master the basic skills you need to accurately calculate drug dosages.
- Modules are organized by topic sections and include an overview, objectives, learning outcomes, reading assignment, example problems, practice problems, and quizzes.
- Additional practice problems not found in the text are exclusive to the online course for supplemental practice.
- Narrated, step-by-step tutorials clearly explain how to solve many of the math problems in each of the four drug calculations.
- The latest guidelines in safe medication practice from The Joint Commission and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices help you learn how to reduce medication errors.
- Interactive case studies provide real-life patient scenarios.
- Comprehensive audio glossary defines terms and shows you how to properly pronounce these terms.
- Animations demonstrate specific concepts related to dosage calculation and drug administration.
- Interactive self-assessment activities include matching, sequencing, labeling, and multiple select activities, allowing you to evaluate and apply your knowledge.
- Voice over narration enhances the step-by-step explanation of math skills and drug calculation methods in addition to livening up instruction and discussion.
- Quizzes check your understanding of all major topics covered in each module.
- Coverage of the latest drug administration techniques and devices offer detailed explanations on the different ways to administer drugs.
- Information on the role of infusion pumps (enteral, single, multi-channel, PCA, and insulin) helps you understand their increased use in drug administration.
- Comprehensive post-test enables you to test your knowledge of key concepts from the text.
- NEW! Updated content reflects the latest edition of Kee’s main text.
- NEW! Updated practice problems with current drug labels creates more realistic instruction and learning.
- NEW! Updated ISMP and TJC guidelines enables you to learn the most up to date terms and abbreviations.
- NEW! Additional features for the vision and hearing impaired have been added to the course.
Basic Math Review (Number Systems, Fractions, Decimals, Ratio/Proportion, Percentage, Post-Math Test)
Module 1: Systems Used for Drug Administration and Temperature Conversion
Module 2: Conversion within the Metric and Household Systems
Module 3: Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Bar Codes, MAR and eMAR,
Automation of Medication Dispensing Administration, and Abbreviations
Module 4: Prevention of Medication Errors
Module 5: Alternative Methods for Drug Administration
Module 6: Methods of Calculation
Module 7: Methods of Calculation for Individualized Drug Dosing
Module 8: Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications
Module 9: Injectable Preparations with Clinical Applications
Module 10: Antidiabetic Medications
Module 11: Intravenous Preparations with Clinical Applications
NEW! Module 12: Anticoagulants
Module 13: Pediatrics
Module 14: Critical Care
Module 15: Pediatric Critical Care
Module 16: Labor and Delivery
Module 17: Home Care and Community
Comprehensive Post Test
Joyce LeFever Kee, MS, RN, Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware and Sally M. Marshall, RN, MSN, Nursing Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Regional Office and Medical Center, Wilmington, DE