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Medical and Pharmacy Maths

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Medical and Pharmacy Maths
Medical and Pharmacy Maths


The Medical and Pharmacy Maths course has been designed to help you understand Pharmacy and Medical Math concepts and learn to calculate drug dosages cautiously and accurately.

We’ve created this course with multiple, interactive video contents that cover everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians’ orders, introducing important calculation and conversion concepts. You’ll learn how to avoid medication flaws brought about by calculation error and get introduced to numbers of problems that you may face in the real world scenario.

Moreover, understand various measurement systems, the Math behind IV infusion, reconstituting liquid medications, and how to calculate medications based on a patient’s age or body weight.

In short, this comprehensive is ideal if you want to gain calculation skills and develop the competencies required by pharmacy technicians.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online MCQ test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately. You will instantly know whether you have been successful or not.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement.
  • Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Who is this Course for?

Medical and Pharmacy Maths is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.


Our Medical and Pharmacy Maths is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Introduction 1 lecture
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 01 00:01:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 02 00:04:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 03 00:09:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 04 00:13:00
Conversions Using Ratio - Proportion or Dimensional Analysis
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 05 00:05:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 06 00:07:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 07 00:14:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 08 00:04:00
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 09 00:08:00
Pharmacy Math
Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Mastery – 10 00:07:00
11- Quantity To Be Dispensed 00:03:00
12 – Single Dose, Single Day, Total Volume 00:12:00
Business Math
13 – Business Math Terminologies 00:08:00
14 – Business Math Mark-up Discount 00:16:00
15 – Retail Business Math Mark-up Amount & Mark-up Percentage 00:08:00
16 – Retail Business Math Discount Amount & Discount Percentage 00:15:00
17 – Pharmacy Business Math Purchase Price, Discount, and Discount Percentage 00:03:00
18 – Pharmacy Business Math Percentage Markup Rate 00:02:00
19 – Pharmacy Business Math Gross Profit Net Profit 00:03:00
Understanding Percentages, Strengths & Concentration
20 – Percentages, Strengths & Concentration 00:15:00
21 – % wv, % ww, % vv 00:06:00
Hospital and Compounding Math: Alligation & Dilution
22 – Review of Percentages, Strengths & Concentration 00:02:00
23 – Alligation & Dilution 00:04:00
24 – Application of Percentage, Alligation & Dilution 00:03:00
25 – Practice Problems 00:17:00
26 – More Practice Problems 00:02:00
Hospital Math: Flow Rate & Drip Rate
27 – Flow Rate vs Drip Rate 00:12:00
28 – Finding the R 00:07:00
29 – Finding the T 00:06:00
30 – Finding the V 00:03:00
Dosage Calculation
31 – Dosage Calculation Based on Weight & Age 00:05:00
32 – Dosage Calculation Based on Body Surface Area (BSA) 00:06:00
33 – BSA Practice Problems 00:03:00
34 – Therapeutic Dose versus Lethal Dose 00:02:00
35 – Therapeutic Range Minimum and Maximum Dose 00:08:00
36 – Dosage Calculation Based on Weight mgkgday & mgkgdose 00:07:00
37 – Pediatric Daily Rate 00:06:00

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