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http://hwguides.com/HCP-220-Complete-ClassWeek-1-9-Includes-All-DQs-Checkpoints-A55.htm HCP 220 Pharmacy Calculations: Just for Good Measure Week One: Basic Math Skills, Part I Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Fractions and Decimals Week Two: Basic Math Skills, Part II CheckPoint: Mathematical Functions Assignment: Ratios and Percents Week Three: Measurement Systems Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Equivalent Measurements and Measurement Symbols Week Four: Conversion Systems CheckPoint: Common Applications of Different Conversion Systems and Measurements of Time and Temperature Assignment: Measurements Using Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems Week Five: Medication Calculations Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Prescription and Drug Labels Week Six: Drug Dosage Calculations CheckPoint: Converting Dosages to Doses Assignment: Amount of Medication to Administer

Week Seven: Oral and Injectable Drug Doses Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Oral and Injectable Dosages Week Eight: Intravenous Fluid and Drug Therapy CheckPoint: IV Equipment Assignment: Dosages and Flow Rates and Pediatric Drug Administration Week Nine: Pharmaceutical Calculations Capstone Discussion Question Final Project: Cumulative Final Exam

HCP 220 Week 1 Checkpoint - Fractions and Decimals CheckPoint: Fractions and Decimals Patient safety is the primary goal in the delivery of pharmaceutical services. In order to reduce patient harm from preventable medication errors, pharmacy technicians must have an understanding of basic mathematical skills. In this CheckPoint, the exercises provide opportunities to perform various mathematical functions. Resources: Ch. 2 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum] Review the Equation Editor tutorial located at http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axiaee/eegt-01intro.shtml Show all your calculations in a Microsoft® Word document, using Equation Editor. Complete the following exercises: 1. Stop and Review, p. 10: Problems 9a and 10b 2. Stop and Review, p. 12: Problems 2a and 2e 3. Stop and Review, p. 13: Problems 1a and 1t 4. Stop and Review, p. 14: Problem 1h 5. Stop and Review, p. 16: Problems 1a, 2a, and 2d 6. Test Your Knowledge, p. 19: Problems 4, 15, 16, 21, 23, 26, 32, 45, and 48 Post your work and answers as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 2 Checkpoint - Mathematical Functions CheckPoint: Mathematical Functions Accuracy and precision in the calculation of doses, dosages, and rates of infusion of intravenous solutions are often based on percents, ratios, and proportions. The exercises for this CheckPoint provide opportunities to perform various mathematical functions pharmacy technicians must master.

Resources: Ch. 2 & 3 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum] Read the following scenario: Assume the role of a pharmacy technician. A pharmacist gives you a physician’s order sheet, a prescription, and asks you to prepare a 2% solution of sodium chloride (NaCl). You check the stock in the pharmacy but discover you have only a 3% solution of NaCl. Hint: 2g NaCl:100mL of solution::3g NaCL:x mL of 3% solution. Show all your calculations in a Microsoft® Word document, using Equation Editor. Complete the following exercises. Refer to p. 22 for worked examples. 1. Solve the equation for x to determine how many mL of 3% solution you need. 2. Convert 3% to a decimal. 3. Convert 2% to a fraction. 4. Percents are often used to show the strength of solutions. Which solution is stronger, the 2% or the 3%? 5. What does 3% of sodium chloride mean? 6. Referring to the proportion regarding NaCl in the scenario, show the product of the means equals the product of the extremes. 7. Convert 12% to a fraction. 8. What percent of 15 ounces is 5 ounces? 9. Convert 1/5 to a percent. 10. Convert 33% to a decimal. Complete the following exercises: 1. Critical Thinking, p. 25: Problem 3 2. Explain whether or not 20:25 = 4:5 is a true portion. Refer to Example 2 on p. 22. 3. Stop and Review, p. 22: Problems 1a, 1c, 1f, 1h, and 1l Post your work and answers to all problems as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 3 Checkpoint - Equivalent Measurements and Measurement Symbols CheckPoint: Equivalent Measurements and Measurement Symbols In addition to a patient’s weight and dose of medication, a pharmacy technician must have an understanding of the different systems of measurement to prevent medication errors while interpreting prescriptions. The following exercises provide opportunities for you to practice calculating equivalent measurements. Refer to Table 4-5 and Table 4-6 on p. 30 for abbreviations and symbols for ounce in both the apothecary and household systems. Although it is not noted in the text, one cubic centimeter (cc) is equivalent to one mL. For example, 5 cc = 5 mL, 3.1 mL = 3.1 cc, and so forth. Resources: Ch. 4 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum] Show all your calculations in a Microsoft® Word document, using Equation Editor. Calculate equivalent measurements within the metric system for the following exercises:

1. 1 mcg = ____ mg 2. 0.2 L = ____ mL 3. 100 mg = ____ mcg 4. 500 mg = ____ g 5. 1 kg = ____ g 6. 1 mm = ____ cm 7. 150 mL = ____ L 8. 125 mcg = ____ mg 9. 70 kg = ____ g 10. 500 mcg = ____ g Identify the symbols used for measurement in the following exercises: 1. Test Your Knowledge, p. 32: Problem 12 2. Test Your Knowledge, p. 33: Problems 43, 45, 48, and 59 Post your work and answers to both sets of problems as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 4 Assignment - Measurements Using Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems Assignment: Measurements Using Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems Resources: Ch. 5 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Show all your calculations in a Microsoft® Word document, using Equation Editor. Complete the following conversions: o Test Your Knowledge (metric system), p. 41: Problems 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, and 19 o Test Your Knowledge (apothecary system), p. 42: Problems 21, 23, 27, 35, 37, and 39 o Test Your Knowledge (household system), p. 42: Problems 41, 43, 47, 49, 51, 55, and 57 Post your work and answers to all three sets of problems as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 4 Checkpoint - Common Applications of Different Conversion Systems and Measurements of Time and Temperature CheckPoint: Common Applications of Different Conversion Systems and Measurements of Time and Temperature To avoid patient harm in the calculation of doses or dosages, pharmacy technicians must master methods for converting or changing calculations using different measurement systems. The exercises in this CheckPoint provide opportunities to practice these skills. Resources: Ch. 5-6 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]

Review the following scenario: A physician wrote a prescription for Tylenol® 325 mg/5 mL with codeine 10 mg/5 mL liquid, 5 mL three times a day x 4 days as needed for cough. Show all your calculations in a Microsoft® Word document, using Equation Editor. Answer the following questions about the prescription in the scenario: 1. What household device should the patient use to administer the medication? 2. How much Tylenol® (in milligrams) is contained in a teaspoonful? Refer to Table 5-2 on p. 39. 3. How much codeine (in milligrams) is contained in a teaspoonful? Refer to Table 5-2 on p. 39. 4. How much elixir (in ounces) should the pharmacist dispense for a 4-day course of therapy? Refer to Table 4-6 on p. 30. Complete the following exercises. 1. Critical Thinking, p. 47: Problems 1 and 2 2. Test Your Knowledge, p. 47: Problems 3, 4, 15, 16, 25, 26, 27, 31, 33, and 35 Post your work and answers to both sets of problems as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 5 Checkpoint - Prescription and Drug Labels CheckPoint: Prescription and Drug Labels Prescriptions are similar to medical orders containing vital information for the care of patients. Pharmacy technicians must understand how to read, transcribe, profile, and fill prescriptions. This CheckPoint provides an opportunity to practice analyzing prescription and drug labels. Resources: Ch. 7 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Appendix B Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum] Refer to the illustration of the prescription label in Appendix B and the drug label for Allegra® on p. 56. Answer the following questions: In what ways are the labels similar? In what ways are they different? What accounts for the difference in information between the two labels?

HCP 220 Week 6 Appendix C - Amount of Medication to Administer Assignment: Amount of Medication to Administer Resources: Ch. 8 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Appendix C Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Refer to Exercise 2 on p. 76 for a worked example. Review the following case study: Sergio Sergical is having surgery for a herniated disk. The physician ordered six medications (ordered dose) for one hour before surgery; however, the pharmacy has different doses on hand. Determine the amount of medication to administer. Utilize the table in Appendix C to complete this assignment.

Post your completed Appendix C as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 6 Checkpoint - Converting Dosages to Doses CheckPoint: Converting Dosages to Doses Learning to differentiate doses and dosages and to calculate drug dosages accurately are important skills pharmacy technicians must develop. The activities in this CheckPoint provide an opportunity to practice these skills. Resources: Ch. 8 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum] Show all calculations in a Word document using Equation Editor. Convert the dosage ordered to the desired dose by using the conversion factor method, as you complete Test Your Knowledge problems 2, 3, and 4 on p. 76 in your text. Convert the dosage ordered to the desired dose by using the ratio and proportion method, as you complete Test Your Knowledge problems 7, 8, and 10 on p. 76 in your text. Explain why understanding the distinction between the dosage and a dose is important. Post your responses as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 7 Appendix D - Oral and Injectable Dosages CheckPoint: Oral and Injectable Dosages Medications come in different forms, such as tablets, capsules, liquids, injections, and suppositories. Pharmacy technicians must be familiar with the calculations and equipment used to measure, label, package, and distribute these medications. The activity for this CheckPoint provides an opportunity to practice calculating oral and injectable drug dosages. Resources: Ch. 9 & 10 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext, Appendix D, and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 5 [Individual forum] Review the examples on pp. 110-114 in your text. Recall that mL = cc. Complete Test Your Knowledge, p. 94: Problems 2, 6, and 17. Show all your work in a Microsoft® Word document using Equation Editor. Complete Appendix D. Post your Word document and completed Appendix D as attachments.

HCP 220 Week 8 Assignment Dosages and Flow Rates and Pediatric Drug Administration Assignment: Dosages and Flow Rates and Pediatric Drug Administration

Pharmacy technicians must know that parenteral or injectable medications are available in different dosage forms. The following assignment provides an opportunity for you to practice these skills. Resources: Ch. 11-12 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Equation Editor Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Show all your calculations in a Microsoft® Word document using Equation Editor. Calculate appropriate dosages and flow rates for IV medications in the following exercises: 1. Stop and Review, p. 137: Problems 1a-1j. Hint: Refer to the drug products label on pp. 135136 2. Test Your Knowledge, pp. 145: Problems 1, 2, and 3 3. Test Your Knowledge, p. 146: Problems 20, 21, 22, 25, and 30 4. Critical Thinking, p. 147: Problem 1 5. Test Your Knowledge, p. 161: Problems 1 and 3. Post your work and answers as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 8 Appendix E - IV Equipment CheckPoint: IV Equipment Pharmacy technicians must understand the various equipment types used in the preparation and administration of parenteral medications. The following activity provides an opportunity to practice this skill. Resources: Ch. 11 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Appendix E Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum] Use Appendix E to complete this activity. Match various types of IV equipment with their definitions. Post your completed Appendix E as an attachment.

HCP 220 Week 9 Final Quiz Final Project: Cumulative Final Exam Resources: Ch. 1-12 of Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext and Appendix A Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum] Complete the Cumulative Final Exam. o Your instructor has posted a link to the Course Materials forum to provide access to the exam. o You have 3 hours to complete the exam once you begin. o You may close out of the exam one time and then continue. o You may reference your text and course activities during the exam. Send a screenshot of the exam results page to your instructor. o Press Alt + Print Screen on your computer keyboard to create a screenshot. o Open a blank Microsoft® Word document. o Press Ctrl + V on your computer keyboard to paste the screenshot into the blank Word document.

Post the document to your Individual forum as an attachment.ď‚ˇ