PSCIG 1540: Pharmaceutical Calculations

Credits 2.5

Pharmaceutical Calculations focuses on the pharmaceutical and clinical calculations that are critical to the safe and effective delivery of medications. Pharmacists must calculate patient-specific doses and prepare extemporaneously compounded prescriptions with a high degree of accuracy. The Pharmaceutical Calculations course prepares students to use these calculations in pharmacy practice. The course covers calculations performed by pharmacists for compounding and dispensing of medications in a variety of practice settings. Such calculations involve applications of concepts from arithmetic and algebra.