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VTTK 1751 - Pharmaceutical Calculations

Credits: 3

A course designed to introduce students to basic mathematical calculations used in the field of veterinary pharmacology.Major topics to be covered includeReview of basic math concepts needed to successfully perform pharmaceutical calculations; guidelines for writing prescriptions; abbreviations used in prescription writing, drug dose calculations using the formula, ratio and factor-label methods; metric conversions, medication dispensing, and fundamentals of fluid therapy.

Prerequisite: MATH 0920  must be completed with a grade of C or better; or an appropriate score on the Math placement exam.
Lecture Hours: 3

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