Math Basics for the Health Care Professional, 5th edition

  • Michele Lesmeister

Choose the option that's right for you

$9.99 / mo

4-month term, pay monthly or pay $39.96

Enjoy these features

  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access
  • Exclusive offers

$14.99 / mo

4-month term, pay monthly or pay $59.96

Enjoy these features

  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access
  • Exclusive offers

Learn more, spend less

  • Watch and learn

    Videos & animations bring concepts to life

  • Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eTextbook audio

  • Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eTextbook whenever you need it

  • Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eTextbook

  • Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eTextbook with search

Overview

Math Basics for the Health Care Professional is an entry-level text designed to help you master the math skills needed in today's health care environments.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780136873235

Subject: Healthcare Math

Category: Math Basics for the Health Care Professional

Table of contents

Preface for Educators and Learners
Health Occupations Matrix of Math Skills and Pre-Test
Math for Health Care Professionals Pre-Test
Unit 1: Whole Number Review
Unit 2: Fractions
Unit 3: Decimals
Unit 4: Metric Measurement
Unit 5: Ratio and Proportion
Unit 6: Measurement Conversions
Unit 7: Percents
Unit 8: Combined Applications
Unit 9: Pre-Algebra Basics
Unit 10: Reading Drug Labels, Medicine Cups, Syringes, and Intravenous Fluid Administration Bags
Unit 11: Apothecary Measurement and Conversion
Unit 12: Dosage Calculations
Unit 13: Parental Dosage
Unit 14: The Basics of Intravenous Fluid Administration
Unit 15: Basic Dosage by Body Weight

Appendix A: Comprehensive Post-Test
Answers for the Post-Test
Appendix B: Practice Tests Units 1-15
Answers Key for Practice Exams Units 1-15
Appendix C: Answer Key
Appendix D: Dimensional Analysis
Answers Key for Appendix D
Appendix E: Student Resources for Math

Your questions answered

Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eTextbook or over 1,500 eTextbooks and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.

Pearson eTextbook is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month 'term'. You can opt to make a one-time payment for the initial 4-month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. You can turn on auto-renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4-month term has ended.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last 4 months. Before your initial 4-month term ends, you can extend your subscription by turning auto-renew on in My account.

If you turn auto-renew on, we’ll automatically renew your subscription and charge you every month until you turn off auto-renew. If you made a one-time payment for your initial 4-month term, you’ll now pay monthly.

To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date. You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription. We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 10 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.

When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.