Math is used in nursing to calculate drug dosages as well as Intravenous drip rates. To be able to sit for the Nclex R.N. Exam you must have taken a college algebra class as well
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Nurses are expected to thoroughly understand math related to units of measurement, conversions, and administration of medical dosages. Moreover, nurses should be competent in the
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To calculate medication dosages / IV drips etc.
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Joann: You need to know math well to be a nurse. Here are 2 websites to give you insights on math that nurses need to know. Good Luck! Ken RN, BSN, CCRN
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