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Math for Health Care Professionals 2nd Edition

Michael Kennamer

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Overview

MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS assumes no prior knowledge of mathematics or health care, merging the two subjects to emphasize mathematics fundamentals and their application to health care. Through drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, conversions, illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts, readers practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics. The second edition includes new material on pre-algebra, geometry, and statistics; and on body mass index, 24-hour time, and calculating the volume of containers of various shapes. Also available: the MindTap® online earning experience.

Michael Kennamer, Northeast Alabama Community College; Kennamer Media Group, Inc.

Mike Kennamer, Ed.D., NRP, currently serves as director of workforce development at Northeast Alabama Community College, where he previously served as chair of the skills training division and director of the EMS department. Kennamer has authored several books and video series, and has contributed to a number of projects, including both print and web-based projects. His experience in teaching in and administering a variety of allied health programs gives him a strong foundation from which to write. Kennamer also serves as President/CEO of Kennamer Media Group, a content development and content management company whose core values include integrity, quality and focus.

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  • Health Care Applications: While the fundamentals of mathematics are foundational to this book, their application to health care is emphasized. Drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, and conversions are emphasized and illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts allow the student to practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics.
  • Complete Learning Package: MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2e serves as the foundation of a complete mathematics learning package for health care learners. Other components of the system include a quick review manual, a student workbook, and an online learning solution, Mindtap.
  • Pre-Test Assessments: Each chapter begins with a pre-test to assess prior knowledge of the material -- enabling students to target specific areas of study that need improvement instead of spending time on skills they have already mastered.
  • Self-Checks: Skill Sharpener exercises appear after each section so that students can self-test their abilities prior to progressing to the next section.
  • Real-World Insight: Through "Math in the Real World" features, health care professionals share with students the importance of math in health care practice -- using their own words and drawing from their own professional experiences.
  • Clearly Stated Objectives: Each chapter includes a list of learning objectives, helping students focus on key concepts. Each objective is listed as a primary heading with an explanation immediately following.

Math for Health Care Professionals

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Unit 1: INTRODUCTION.
1. Math as a Health care Function.
Unit 2: BASIC PRINCIPLES.
2. Numerical Systems.
3. Measurement Systems.
4. Whole Number Review.
5. Decimals.
6. Fractions.
7. Ratio and Proportions.
8. Percentages.
9. Conversions.
10. Essentials of Pre-Algebra and Geometry.
Unit 3: APPLICATIONS.
11. Medication Dosage Calculations.
12. Weights, Measures and Time.
13. Measuring Intake and Output.
14. Application of Statistical Principles in Health care.
Unit 4: ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES.
Appendix A: Resources.
Appendix B: Abbreviations.
Appendix C: Equivalents.
Appendix D: Glossary.
Appendix E: Final Summative Evaluation.
Answers to Selected Questions.
Index.

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Instructor Companion Website

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Student Workbook

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The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.

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Student Workbook

ISBN: 9781305509795
The student workbook is designed to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.