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Basics of Mathematical Methods and Dose Calculation

Structure Type: A part of a study unit
Code: SHA0203A
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: S-SH 2009T
Level: Bachelor of Health Care
Year of Study: 1 (2009-2010)
Credits: 1 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nurmi, Regina
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2009-2010

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
21 2009-08-24 – 2009-10-24Virpi ElomaaFinnish2009-08-14 – 2009-09-20
22S-TH-1A2009-08-24 – 2009-10-24Virpi ElomaaFinnish2009-08-14 – 2009-09-20
23S-SH-1A2009-08-24 – 2009-10-24Virpi ElomaaFinnish2009-08-14 – 2009-09-20
24S-SH-1B2009-08-24 – 2009-10-24Virpi ElomaaFinnish2009-08-14 – 2009-09-20
25S-SH-1VK2010-01-04 – 2010-03-06Virpi ElomaaFinnish2009-12-07 – 2010-01-24
26S-SH-1CK2010-01-04 – 2010-03-06Virpi ElomaaFinnish2009-12-07 – 2010-01-24

Learning Outcomes

The student obtains the required mahtematical skills to calculate drug doses and energy needs for patiets.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 27 h
- of which scheduled studies: 13 h
- of which autonomous studies 13 h


Mathematical methods including multiplication, dividing and calculation of decimal numbers and percents. Calculation of drug doses given as pharmacotherapy.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Ernvall, S. et al. 2001. Sosiaali- ja terveysalan matematiikka

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures,calculation exercises.

Assessment Methods

Exam in Mathematics.