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Math Basics for the Health Care Professional

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Math Basics for the Health Care Professional helps trainees in a wide variety of healthcare professions to master a vital skill toward their career success. This workbook incorporates every aspect of math relevant to health care applications with a wealth practice opportunities throughout. The third edition continues to promote critical thinking through an organized presentation of instruction, practice, and self assessment. Its new features make for an even better guide to increase math proficiency. These new features include: a supplementary CD-ROM with additional sets of challenging practice tests; coverage of occupation-based units that are essential for health care personnel, including reading drug labels, medicine cups, syringes, and intravenous fluid, apothecary measurement and conversions, parenteral dosages, basic intravenous administration and basic dosage by weight units; two extra units reviewing pre-algebra basics and the metric system; and an appendix of extra practice unit tests with answer keys for easy self-checking.

Medical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesScience & MathematicsMathematicsApplied mathematicsScience & MathematicsMathematicsMathematical foundations Publisher: Pearson Education (US) Publication Date: 12/02/2008 ISBN-13: 9780135126325  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
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Michele Benjamin Lesmeister is currently a full-time, tenured member of the faculty at Renton Technical College and has taught in two-year colleges for over 20 years. Michele has also been involved in developing transitional learning materials for native speakers and second language speakers for the health care fields for 18 years. As an active participant in the Universal Design for Learning initiative on the RTC campus, Michele tries to create materials that address learner barriers and improve access to learning for all students. Michele has authored several books, both of which she uses within her own classrooms. Michele is the Vice-President of the Renton Federation of Teachers as well as a member of the National Learning Disabilities Association, the League of Innovation, and the Council on Adult Basic Education. Michele also received the Faculty of the Year Award at RTC in 1989 and 2006.

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