Ultimate Pharmaceutical Calculations – Crash Course

  • Dr. Danquah
  • 5/10 Students
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • 15 Lessons /15 Quizes
Struggling with pharmaceutical calculations? Want to learn more, excel in school and prepare for the NAPLEX? This course is designed for pharmacy students who are motivated to review or master pharmaceutical calculations within the shortest possible time.

Course Description

The Ultimate Pharmaceutical Calculations Course – NAPLEX edition covers all pertinent content specified in the NAPLEX blueprint. This course is designed for pharmacy students who desire to systematically cover required pharmaceutical calculations content for the board exam. The course is delivered online using live interactive classroom setting.

What will you learn?

  1. By the end of this course you will have a better understanding of pharmaceutical calculations concepts;
  2. You will know how to properly analyze and correctly solve a variety of pharmaceutical calculations questions;
  3. You will learn test taking strategies to improve accuracy and speed when solving pharmaceutical calculations

Target Audience:

  1. Pharmacy students who are proactive and want to learn and master pharmaceutical calculations in a condensed time;
  2. Pharmacy students who want  a rapid review of pharmaceutical calculations;
  3. Pharmacy students who have a limited time to prepare for the NAPLEX exam;
  4. Pharmacists who want a pharmaceutical calculations refresher in a condensed time

Course includes:

  1. 43 hours of lectures spread over 1 week
  2. Pharmaceutical Calculations: 1001 Questions With Answers Book
  3. Access to NAPLEX Calculations Question Bank which comprises over 900 NAPLEX level questions to improve accuracy and speed

Course Breakdown

This course is made up of five sections with a total of fifteen lessons which will cover the bolts and nuts of required pharmaceutical calculations topics.

Each topic is followed up by a quiz which will test your knowledge about content covered.

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Additional Details

  • Beginner
  • 1 Weeks
  • 20 points
  • June 28, 2018 5:17 pm
Course Curriculum

Review of Pharmaceutical Calculations Math Basics

2 Lessons / 2 Quizes
Ratio, Proportion and Dimensional Analysis 20 points
Quiz 1 50 points 30m
Density 50 points 2h
Quiz 2 50 points 30m

Patients’ Nutritional Needs and the Content Nutrient Sources

1 Lessons / 1 Quizes
Total Parenteral Nutrition 50 points 5h
Quiz 3 50 points 30m

Drug Concentrations, Ratio Strengths, and/or Extent of Ionization

3 Lessons / 3 Quizes
Ways of Expressing Concentration 50 points 3h
Quiz 4 50 points 30m
Dilution and Concentration 50 points 4h
Quiz 5 50 points 30m
pH and Buffers 50 points 3h
Quiz 6 50 points 30m

Quantities of Medication to be Compounded, Dispensed, or Administered

6 Lessons / 6 Quizes
Dosage Calculations 50 points 3h
Quiz 7 50 points 30m
Milliequivalents 50 points 2h
Quiz 8 50 points 30m
Osmolarity 50 points 2h
Quiz 9 50 points 30m
Isotonicity 50 points 4h
Quiz 10 50 points 30m
Reconstitution of Powders 50 points 3h
Quiz 11 50 points 30m
Radiopharmaceuticals Calculations 50 points 2h
Quiz 12 50 points 30m

Quantities of Ingredients Needed to Compound Preparations

2 Lessons / 2 Quizes
Reducing and Enlarging Formulas 50 points 2h
Quiz 13 50 points 30m
Aliquot 50 points 3h
Quiz 14 50 points 30m

Rates of Administration

1 Lessons / 1 Quizes
Flow Rate Calculations 50 points 3h
Quiz 15 50 points 30m

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About the Instructor

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Dr. Michael Danquah is a drug delivery expert, chemical engineer, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy and CEO of RxCalculations. He is the creator of the NAPLEX® calculations prep app, author of the book “Pharmaceutical Calculations: 1001 questions with answers” and a leading pharmaceutical calculations expert. Dr. Danquah has been widely featured on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. He holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY and PhD in Pharmaceutics from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN.
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