2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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EMT 150 Medical Math & Medical Terminology (3 credits)



Course Description
This course provides instruction in various methods of medical drug calculations and dosing of medications commonly utilized in emergency settings, as well as an introduction to medical terminology.

Student Outcomes
1.       Summarize the etymologies of medical terms with regards to root words, prefixes, and suffixes. 
2.       Apply basic medical vocabulary to emergency medical services.
3.       Solve basic mathematical problems and dosage calculations emergency medical services personnel face using dimensional analysis, fractional and decimal operations, fractional/decimal conversions, percentages, ratios, proportions, simple algebraic functions as well as metric conversions.



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