Online Course for Basic Math for Health Professionals, 1st Edition
This is the online course only. It is recommended to purchase the text that comes with the online course (978-0-323-76407-0).
Regardless of the field, math competency is essential to the job duties of every healthcare professional. Online Course for Basic Math for Health Professionals is designed to help you establish a solid foundation of math skills and knowledge through a simple, step-by-step process that makes learning math as unintimidating as possible. Each math concept is explained in detail and begins with basic math skills and concepts and continues to more complex calculations and formulas. Multiple practice problems for each math concept and principle offer clear explanations to ensure you master the math skills required of all healthcare professionals.
- Online course presents basic math concepts using approachable explanations and narrated videos showing step-by-step solutions to calculations.
- Simple, step-by-step instructions and processes make learning math unintimidating.
- Math concepts are explained in detail, beginning with basic math skills and concepts, and continuing to more complex calculations and formulas.
- Multiple practice problems for each math concept and principle include explanations to ensure you master the math skills required of all healthcare professionals.
- Short scenarios and case studies highlight the real-world application of math skills and concepts.
- Math review and practice is ideal for preparing for a certification exam or as test preparation.
- Developed by a health professions instructor who understands the difficulties encountered by beginning healthcare students who are being exposed to math concepts for the first time, or who need a thorough review.
Unit I. Foundation Skills
2.Basic Addition and Subtraction
3.Basic Multiplication and Division
4.Fractions and Mixed Numbers
5.Decimals and Percents
6.Ratio and Proportions
Unit II. Advanced Math Skills
7.Systems of Measurements
8.The Metric System
9.Time and Temperature
Unit III. Putting Your Knowledge to Practice
10.Understanding Prescriptions and Drug Calculations
11.Understanding Weight-Based Dosage Calculations
12.Basic Statistics in Healthcare