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2022-23 Catalog 
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MEDAS 134 - Healthcare Calculations

3 credits

Acceptance into the MEDAS program and completion of all MEDAS courses with a grade of “B-” or better.

This course presents math as used in ambulatory healthcare. Dosage calculations, reference ranges, temperature conversions, growth charts, and use of the metric system.

Theory Hours
3 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic math computations
  • Apply mathematical computations to solve equations
  • Define basic units of measurement in:
    • the metric system
    • the household system
  • Convert among measurement systems
  • Identify abbreviations and symbols used in calculating medication dosages

Acceptance into the Medical Assistant program required.

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