Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHAR 518 Pharmaceutical Calculations

Credits

2

Prerequisite

Acceptance into 1st Year Pharmacy (Recommended, Previous).

Course Description

Learners will explore the study of measurement units, numerical conversion or equivalency factors, and mathematical solving methods that are common and vital to the safe and accurate practice of pharmacy. Learners will focus on pharmaceutical nomenclature, measurement constants or equivalents, calculation formulas and methods, and problem analysis and solving. They will be introduced to prescription interpretation, prescription notation and abbreviations, basic pharmaceutical calculations, statistics, and the mathematics of chemical kinetics, pharmaceutics, and pharmacokinetics.

Offered

Fall Only

Fee