CE Provider # 50-17535 - Florida Board of Nursing and Nursing Assistant,
District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,
Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board
of Occupational Therapy Approved, Other Disciplines are approved see others




The purpose of this course is to review medication calculations. 

This course is appropriate for personnel within the healthcare environment/ settings, such as; ARNP, RN, LPN and CNA /HHA who are working in the health care settings, Therapists as well as other students, individuals who would like to review medication calculations. The course includes review of the metric system, converting from grams (g) to milligrams (mg), milligrams to grams, micrograms (µg) to milligrams (mg), milligrams to micrograms. Intravenous (IV) calculations; calculate the drip rate, the Intravenous flow rate, dose of medication to be administered by IV, temperature conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade or Celsius and Centigrade or Celsius to Fahrenheit Proper, medication storage and disposal and review of some common Abbreviations .


At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Describe the metric system,

2. Discuss how to convert from grams (g) to milligrams (mg),

3. Describe how to convert from milligrams to grams,

4. Discuss how to convert from micrograms (µg) to milligrams (mg),

5. Describe how to convert from milligrams to micrograms.

6. Describe Intravenous (IV) calculations

7. Discuss how to calculate the drip rate,

8. Describe how to calculate Intravenous flow rate,

9. Discuss how to calculate dose of medication to be administered by IV