Medical Math
Course Introduction
Core Standards of the Course
Strand 1
Uses of Mathematics in Healthcare
Standard 1
Analyze the use of medical mathematics in the healthcare system
Strand 2
Common Mathematical Operations as used in Real World Health Care
Standard 1
Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates.
Standard 2
Represent real numbers in a variety of ways.
Standard 3
Identify relationships among real numbers and operations involving these numbers.
Standard 4
Calculate percentages
Strand 3
Ratios and Proportions
Standard 1
Evaluate, solve, and analyze mathematical situations, using algebraic properties and symbols.
Standard 2
Use ratios to compare data.
Strand 4
Gathering Data (Use of Medical Instruments)
Standard 1
Use patterns, relations, and functions to represent mathematical situations.
Standard 2
Represent quantitative relationships using mathematical models and symbols.
Standard 3
Solve problems using visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling.
Standard 4
Understand measureable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement.
Standard 1
Formulate and answer questions by collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
Standard 2
Apply basic concepts of probability.
Standard 3
Evaluate, solve, and analyze mathematical situations, using algebraic properties and symbols.
Standard 4
Identify relationships among real numbers and operations involving these numbers.
Standard 1
Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates.
Standard 2
Evaluate, solve, and analyze mathematical situations using algebraic properties and symbols.
Standard 3
Represent quantitative relationships using mathematical models and symbols.
Standard 4
Patient instructions
Strand 7
Medical Accounting and Business
Standard 1
Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates.
Standard 2
Represent real numbers in a variety of ways.
Standard 3
Identify relationships among real numbers and operations involving these numbers.
Standard 4
Evaluate, solve, and analyze mathematical situations using algebraic properties and symbols.
Standard 5
Checks, deposit slips, and receipts
Standard 6
Paycheck calculation
Standard 8
Depreciation, Amortization
Strand 8
Exponents and Logarithms
Standard 1
Evaluate, solve, and analyze mathematical situations using algebraic properties and symbols.
Standard 2
Determine measurements using appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas.
Standard 3
Use properties of logarithms and exponents to solve equations.
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