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Math for Practical Nurses (PSW to PN)

MATH 1584

In this course, you will be applying essential mathematical concepts and calculations specifically designed for practical nurses. This course is a critical component of your PSW to PN bridge program and is an essential step towards your goal of becoming a Registered Practical Nurse. In this course students will demonstrate proficiency in mathematical calculations as they apply to the nursing clinical practice setting. Students will examine principles of medication administration, Medical Terminology and Abbreviations; Understanding Medication Orders and Analyzing Labels; Dosage Calculation; Safety and Practice; Oral Medications; Parenteral Medications; Reconstitution of Medication to Solutions; Intravenous Solutions and Equipment; Intravenous Calculations; Heparin and Insulin; Pediatrics. *Please note - Math instruction is not a component of this course.



This course is only available to students who have been ACCEPTED into the PSW to PN Bridge. If you register for this course without receiving your acceptance letter you will be removed from the course and charged our standard withdrawal fee.


  • Minimum passing grade for this course is 80%.

  • Students are NOT required to take all bridge courses in one semester.

  • MATH SKILL INSTRUCTION IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE - This course requires students to apply mathematical principles and concepts to solve calculations. Students will be expected to apply mathematical understanding and complete calculations. Students should have a solid understanding of mathematical calculations using (for example) fractions, decimals and rounding, ratio and proportion, and percentages.

  • Once registered, students are academically and financially responsible for your course(s). Students must officially withdraw or transfer by the deadlines noted at “Withdrawals and Refunds. All withdrawals are subject to a $30 administration fee.

  • This course is part of the following program(s):

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    Scheduled Dates

    CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
    Delivery Method
    Fee Availability
    11081June 3, 2024 to September 9, 202412:00 am - 12:01 am42Monthly Intake Online$323.73
    11082August 1, 2024 to November 7, 202412:00 am - 12:01 am42Monthly Intake Online$323.73
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