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Volume 28   No. 3    July  2023    
FUNdamentals with Pharmacy Math
Learning Objectives

1. Compare numbers to their basic math values (fractions, decimals, Roman numerals, weights, temperatures, making change for patient purchases).
2. List the prescriptions’ days supply.
3. Convert values from one numerical system to another (metric, avoirdupois, apothecary, common household system).
4. Calculate dosage based on various patient and manufacturer parameters (percentage, ratio strength, patient weight, length of therapy).
5. Indicate the quantities needed in sterile and non-sterile compounding (concentrations, drip rates, dilution/concentration).


Jan M. Keresztes, BSPharm, PharmD, FASHP
Senior Educator, Pharmacy
Talent First PBC
Orland Park, IL

This module will provide 2.5 contact hours (0.25 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit for pharmacy technicians.

ACPE UAN: 0121-0000-22-003-H01-T
Activity type: Application-based
Release date: July 1, 2023
Expiration date: June 30, 2026
UAN: 0121-0000-22-003-H01-T       2.5 Contact Hours        Type of Activity: Application-based       7/1/2023 - 6/30/2026