MA 105

MA 105 -- Mathematical Applications for the Health Sciences

  1. Fundamental Concepts
    a) Development of the real number system
    b) Polynomial and rational expressions
    c) Coordinate system
    d) Equations

  2. Functions
    a) Notation, evaluation, domain and range
    b) Linear and quadratic functions
    c) Applications

  3. Systems of Measurement
    a) Metric system
    b) Apothecaries' system
    c) Household system
    d) Oral medications
    e) Parenteral medications: intramuscular medications
    f) Intravenous medications: infusion rates, length of time, piggyback medications
     
  4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    a) Definition of exponents
    b) Exponential functions, graphs
    c) Logarithms: Properties and graphs
    d) Applications

  5. Trigonometric Functions
    a) Definitions
    b) General angle: Special angles
    c) Basic identities
    d) Graphs
    e) Applications

    Learning Outcome 1: The student will have demonstrated an understanding of mathematical systems and their properties.

    Learning Outcome 2: The student will have demonstrated an understanding of mathematical calculations in the metric system.

    Learning Outcome 3: The student will have demonstrated an understanding of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions.