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Pharmacy Calculations

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
PHM 115 Pharmacy Calculations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course provides an introduction to the metric, avoirdupois, and apothecary systems of measurement and the calculations used in pharmacy practice. Topics include ratio and proportion, dosage determinations, percentage preparations, reducing and enlarging formulas, dilution and concentration, aliquots, specific gravity and density, and flow rates. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly perform calculations required to properly prepare a medication order.

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  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

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