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Math for Practical Nurses (PSW to PN)

MATH 1584

In this course, you will be learning 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.


Minimum passing grade for this course is 80%

Admission Requirements

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

If you are Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in Ontario and interested in pursuing a career as a Practical Nursing (PN) please visit Durham College PSW to PN Bridge for details.

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Scheduled Dates

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14061May 9, 2023 to August 15, 202312:00 am - 12:01 am42Online$323.63CLOSEDNotify Me