Dosage Calculation

Spring 2014 Testing Schedule

Date Start Time Location
April 21st 1:30 p.m. Terrace Classrooms A, B, & C
April 25th      1:30 p.m. Terrace Classrooms A, B, & C
April 28th 1:30 p.m. Terrace Classrooms B & C and Basement 5
May 2nd 1:30 p.m. Terrace Classrooms A, B, & C

 

Review worksheets:

Levels Students are required to demonstrate dosage calculation competency as follows:

ASN Program:

  • Prior to beginning of NURS 106 – Level One Competency
  • Prior to beginning of NURS 206 – Level Two Competency
  • Prior to beginning of NURS 208 – Level Three Competency

BSN Accelerated Track:

  • Prior to beginning of NRSI 302 – Level One Competency
  • Prior to beginning of NRSI 310 – Level Two Competency

BSN Entry Track:

  • Prior to beginning of NRSI 302 – Level One Competency
  • Prior to beginning of NRSI 310 – Level Two Competency
  • Prior to beginning of NRSI 404 – Level Three Competency
  • Prior to beginning of NRSI 410 – Level Four Competency

Students have two (2) attempts to pass the dosage calc tests before they have to remediate.

Which exam do I take?

Level I  Exam
ASN – (prior to NURS 106) for students currently in

  • NURS 105 Clinical applications I
  • NURS 100 Nursing Skills

BSN – E  (prior NRSI 302) for students currently in

  • NRSI 202 Foundations of Nursing
  • NRSI 204 Pharmacology
  • NRSI 206 Health Assessment

Level II Exam
ASN (prior NURS 206)for students currently in

  • NURS 106 Clinical applications II
  • NURS 210 Pharmacology

BSN- A (prior NRSI 310) for students currently in

  • NRSI 211- OB
  • NRSI 213 – Peds
  • NRSI 300 – Informatics
  • NRSI 306 – Perspectives of Aging

BSN – E  (Prior NRSI 310) for students currently in

  • NRSI 211- OB
  • NRSI 213 – Peds
  • NRSI 300 – Informatics
  • NRSI 306 – Perspectives on Aging

Level III Exam
ASN (prior to NURS 208) for students currently in

  • NURS 206 Clinical applications III
  • NURS 307 Perspectives on Aging

BSN-E (prior to NURS 404) for students currently in

  • NRSI 310 Med Surg II

Level IV Exam
BSN -E  (prior to NRSI 410)

  • NRSI 400 Community
  • NRSI 402 Management
  • NRSI 404 Theory & Research

No pre-registration is necessary. Bring your student ID (required), pencil, and simple four function calculator.  Calculators cannot be shared with other students. Practice exams can be found on the Cox College website.

A 95% must be achieved on the competency exam to progress in the Nursing Program. Retesting cannot occur the same day as the failed exam. Each exam may be repeated once within the testing period unless there are no more published dates available. Testing process must be completed within specified testing dates. Failure to pass competency exam will result in following the remediation process.

Students will be allowed one hour to complete this competency, which will have 20 questions.

If the student leaves during testing, the exam will be collected and graded at that point whether completed or not.

All test answers must be correctly labeled. Failure to label answers will result in missing the problem.
All work must be shown (Failure to show work will result in missing the problem)