MATH FOR ALLIED HEALTH

Prerequisites are a
satisfactory score on an appropriate proficiency examination and one
unit of high school mathematics. Presents scientific notation, precision
and accuracy, decimals and percents, ratio and proportion, variation,
simple equations, techniques of graphing, use of charts and tables,
logarithms, and the metric system. Lecture 2 hours per week.

For description of the course content
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Current textbooks:
Mathematics for Health Sciences by Roberts and Michels
(required)
Nursing Math Simplified ("Math Magic"), by Susan Garner
Moore (optional)
This may be useful to accompany chapters 8 and 9 in the text Required sections in the current textbook:
1.3, 1.8, 2.4,
3.1 – 3.9,
4.1 – 4.5
5.1– 5.5
6.1  6.4
7.1  7.9
8.1  8.4
9.1  9.6
Dosage calculations based on body weight – read the study guide
section
10.1  10.5
12.1  12.6
Plus, additional topics from handouts on the web:
http://www.nvcc.edu/home/jsamuels/MTH126homepage.htm
