Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Course

Health, Medical, Personal development


  • Whether you are self-taught and you want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, this Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Course course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident medical mathematics instructor and develop more advanced skills.

  • This comprehensive course is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the field of medical math and pharmacy calculations. This accredited course will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.
  • As one of the leading course providers and most renowned e-learning specialists online, we’re dedicated to giving you the best educational experience possible. This course is crafted by industry expert, to enable you to learn quickly and efficiently, and at your own pace and convenience.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Boost your career in medical math and pharmacy calculations
  • Deepen your knowledge and skills in your chosen field just in hours not years!
  • Study a course that has been designed by industry professionals.
  • Save money and time by studying your convenient time
  • Have access to a tutor whenever you are in need

So, what are you thinking about! Start getting the benefits by enrolling today!

Why Choose Lead Academy:

  • Lifetime Access
  • High-quality e-learning study materials 
  • The UK and globally recognised qualification
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • 24/7 customer support through email
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • No hidden fee
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform

Who is this course for?

  • This comprehensive course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of medical math and pharmacy calculations.

What you will learn

Introduction To The Course

  • Introduction To The Course                        


  • Conversions: Time (Military/International – Standard Time)                         
  • Conversions: Roman Numerals                 
  • Conversions: Temperature (Celsius – Fahrenheit)                             

Conversions Using Ratio - Proportion or Dimensional Analysis

  • Household to Metric Conversions of Weight: pounds (lbs) – kilograms (kg)                            
  • Household to Metric Conversions of Length: inches (in) – centimeters (cm)                          
  • Conversions: kilograms-grams-milligrams-micrograms                   
  • Conversions: milligrams & grains                              
  • Household to Metric Conversions of Volume: fl oz, tbsp, tsp – mL                              

Pharmacy Math

  • Days Supply                       
  • Quantity To Be Dispensed                           
  • Single Dose, Single Day, Total Volume                    
  • Business Math
  • Business Math: Terminologies                   
  • Business Math: Mark-up / Discount                         
  • Retail Business Math: Mark-up Amount & Mark-up Percentage                  
  • Retail Business Math: Discount Amount & Discount Percentage                 
  • Pharmacy Business Math: Purchase Price, Discount, and Discount Percentage                     
  • Pharmacy Business Math: Percentage Markup Rate                         
  • Pharmacy Business Math: Gross Profit / Net Profit                            

Understanding Percentages, Strengths & Concentration

  • Percentages, Strengths & Concentration               
  • % w/v, % w/w, % v/v                     

Hospital and Compounding Math: Alligation & Dilution

  • Review of Percentages, Strengths & Concentration                          
  • Alligation & Dilution                       
  • Application of Percentage, Alligation & Dilution                 
  • Practice Problems                           
  • More Practice Problems               

Hospital Math: Flow Rate & Drip Rate

  • Flow Rate vs Drip Rate                  
  • Finding the R                     
  • Finding the T                     
  • Finding the V                     

Dosage Calculation

  • Dosage Calculation Based on Weight & Age                         
  • Dosage Calculation Based on Body Surface Area (BSA)                    
  • BSA Practice Problems                  
  • Therapeutic Dose versus Lethal Dose                     
  • Therapeutic Range: Minimum and Maximum Dose                          
  • Dosage Calculation Based on Weight: mg/kg/day & mg/kg/dose                
  • Pediatric Daily Rate                        

Supplementary Resources

  • Supplementary Resources – Medical Math and Pharmacy Calculations Course

What you require

Entry Requirement

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds. 
  • As long as you are aged seventeen or over and have a basic grasp of English, numeracy and ICT, you will be eligible to enrol.

Method of Assessment

  • After completing the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice assessment. The assessment will be evaluated automatically and the results will be given to you immediately. Before sitting your final assessment you’ll have the opportunity to test your efficiency with a mock assessment.


  • On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. You/your employer can verify your certificate through our website. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.

Career path

  • This course opens a brand new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also provides you with the chance to accumulate in-depth knowledge at the side of needed skills to become flourishing in no time. You will also be able to add your qualifications to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive in your chosen industry.



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