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Error Free Dosage Calculation in Pediatrics is a Course

Error Free Dosage Calculation in Pediatrics

Feb 26 - Feb 26, 2023

$50 Enroll

Full course description

Join Janis Rice, MSN, RN, Clinical Associate Professor, and Lisa Sievers, MSN, RN, CNS, Clinical Assistant Professor (retired), UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing to learn more about Dimensional Analysis. Dimensional Analysis (DA) has been shown to REDUCE DOSAGE CALCULATION ERRORS, particularly for COMPLEX INTRAVENOUS MEDICATIONS.

Dosage calculation in pediatrics is challenging! DA removes the need to memorize formulas. Instead DA uses a logical method to set up ANY dosage calculation problem. Calculating maintenance fluid OR complex intravenous drug administration. DA WILL GIVE YOU CONFIDENCE with the most complex dosage calculation problems. Take this course and HELP PREVENT MEDICATION ERRORS!

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcomes: 

1. Identify the key concepts related to dimensional analysis

2. Apply the 5 steps of dimensional analysis to select adult medication practice problems

4.00 contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion.

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