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Drug Calculation-Numeracy skill test- healthcare assistant

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Drug Calculation-Numeracy skill test- healthcare assistant online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Drug Calculation-Numeracy skill test- healthcare assistant online training module:


1. Basic arithmetic skills: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals, and fractions.
2. Conversion of units: Ability to convert between different units of measurement such as milligrams to grams, milliliters to liters, etc.
3. Ratios and proportions: Understanding and solving problems involving ratios and proportions.
4. Percentages: Calculating percentages and solving problems involving percentages.
5. Dosage calculations: Ability to calculate the correct dosage based on prescribed medication orders, patient weight, and concentration of medication.
6. Intravenous (IV) calculations: Understanding IV infusion rates, drip rates, and calculating the correct flow rate.
7. Concentration calculations: Calculating the concentration of a medication solution based on the amount of drug and the volume of solution.
8. Dilution calculations: Ability to calculate the correct dilution of a medication solution based on the desired concentration and volume.
9. Reducing and enlarging formulae: Ability to adjust medication dosages based on changes in patient weight or age.
10. Interpretation of medication labels and prescriptions: Understanding the information provided on medication labels and prescriptions, including dose strengths, directions for use, and frequency of administration.

The learning outcomes are.

1. Demonstrating proficiency in basic arithmetic operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
2. Applying conversion factors to convert between different units of measurement accurately.
3. Understanding and applying ratios and proportions in drug calculations.
4. Calculating percentages accurately and applying them to drug dosage calculations.
5. Applying appropriate dosage calculation methods based on prescribed medication orders, patient weight, and concentration of medication.
6. Understanding and calculating IV infusion rates and drip rates.
7. Calculating medication concentrations based on drug amounts and solution volumes.
8. Demonstrating the ability to dilute medication solutions to achieve the desired concentration.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Drug Calculation-Numeracy skill test- healthcare assistant module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.