Math for Pharmacy Assistants PHAR 9017


Our Math for Pharmacy Assistants course recognizes that math skills and the ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately are an essential component of the pharmacy assistant's role. Acquire a foundation in the calculations used in pharmacy. The emphasis is placed on solving mathematical problems accurately. Study basic algebra, decimals, fractions, percentage, ratio and proportion in addition to metric equivalents. Learn about pharmaceutical formulation and prescription set-up, how to differentiate between pediatric dosages and adult dosages and how to calculate parenteral and intravenous medication dosages.


Grade Requirements:

The passing grade for this course is 80% (A-).



You will have the most success in this course if you already have a diploma/degree or other training in a health-related field.

Hours and Fees





Course Sections

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