Math for HC: Module 1
Practice Test 1
Worksheets for Module 1
Worksheets for Module 1 are available below. Worksheets 2 through 7 are optional.
Roman Numerals (Roman Numeration System)
The material on Roman numerals is now available. See also worksheets WS 12 and WS 13, above.
Metric Prifix Table with Examples
A Metric_Prefix_Examples table is also available. This table will be part of the conversion tables on Test 1.
Units Conversion Summary
A Units Conversion Summary sheet is now available. This table will also be part of the conversion tables on Test 1.
The Forbidden Abbreviations
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (“Jay-co”) requires that hospitals ban the use of certain confusing abbreviations if the hospital wishes to be accredited. A list of the Forbidden Abbreviations can be found through the preceding link.
National Institute of Standards and Technology Units Conversion Summary
Enquiring minds want to know the salacious, unexpurgated, startlingly explicit truth about conversion factors. Learn covert conversion secrets! Discover units furtively pilfered from the ancient Romans. The NIST Units Conversion Summary has it all. Coming soon to grocery store checkout stands everywhere! (new! exciting! sensational! different!)
Significant Digits Presentation
Have a look at Dr. M. Sanchez’s PowerPoint presentation on significant digits and scientific notation. (You may have to save this to your local disk to view it.)