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Passing Calculations Tests in Nursing

Passing Calculations Tests in Nursing
Advice, Guidance and Over 400 Online Questions for Extra Revision and Practice

Fourth Edition
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January 2019 | 160 pages | Learning Matters

With an easy-to-use format, this book is all you need to face calculations tests with confidence and pass the first time. It teaches simple numeracy skills that will stand you in good stead, both during your initial nurse training and your career in practice. This new edition now includes tests for those students looking to undertake Continuing Professional Development to achieve Non-Medical Prescribing Nurse qualifications.

It also contains:

  • over 360 practice questions with an extra 400+ available online
  • easy-to-understand explanations that take the fear out of maths
  • a diagnostic chapter to help you identify problem areas
  • activities, scenarios and case studies from everyday nursing situations

More than just a book…

There is a dedicated website accompanying this book providing further questions and practice, interactive tests, a flashcard glossary and more.

Chapter 1: Diagnostic assessment
Chapter 2: Essential numeracy requirements for nursing
Chapter 3: Quantity conversions for nurses
Chapter 4: Fluid balance and maintenance
Chapter 5: Drug calculations
Chapter 6: Calculating intravenous rates
Chapter 7: Calculations and children
Chapter 8: Exam skills and revision exercises

Excellent book which has been recommended for those on the Access to Nursing Course . Written in a clear manner showing step by step waysin which to succedd in passing Drug calculation tests on the Access course and also as a studnet studying Nursing

Mrs Margaret Bull
School Of Care Studies, West Herts College
September 3, 2018

A good book for students to practice their numeracy. In Paediatric Nursing, more than Adult Nursing, the majority of drugs are calculated based on age or weight of the patient. Students have access to a large number of questions and should provide them with ample practice.

Jeanette Braganza
Department of Children's Nursing, London South Bank University
April 6, 2018

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Susan Starkings

Susan Starkings is Head of Skills for Learning at London South Bank University. She has been teaching for over 27 years both in FE and HE. She is a National Teaching Fellow in Mathematics & Statistics, awarded in 2006 from the HE Academy and an honorary title for life. She was also, in 2008, awarded a UCU life changer award for her work in education. Her specialty is in helping nursing, and other, students succeed in their numerical/mathematical calculations. More About Author

Larry Krause

Larry Krause is Mathematics Lecturer in the Centre for Learning Support and Development at London South Bank University, and has over 7 years experience of supporting nursing students in the support centre, particularly specializing in nursing calculations. More About Author

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