Lab Math Review I: Exponents, Units, and Scientific Notation (by MedTech ExPress Continuing Education)

This course does not carry any current continuing education credits.

MedTech ExPress Continuing Education, LLC

Intermediate.
Learner is awarded 1.50 P.A.C.E.® approved credits/units in the Category of General Laboratory/Lab Math, upon successful completion. This program is also accepted by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel for identical credits.

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Objectives

  • recall and understand basic units of metric measure that are commonly used in biomedical and clinical laboratories.
  • demonstrate basic mathematical problem solving skills using exponents and powers of ten.
  • demonstrate the ability to accurately convert units of metric measure.
  • simplify calculations and data presentation through proper use of scientific notation.

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Course Outline

  • Working with Exponents
      • Math skills and techniques used in the lab
    • Math skills and techniques used in the lab
      • Exponents
      • Powers of Ten
      • Negative Powers of Ten
      • Numbers Written as Powers of Ten
  • Scientific Notation
      • Scientific Notation
    • Significant Digits
      • Identifying Significant Digits in a Number
      • Significant Digit Examples:
      • Multiplying Powers of Ten
      • Dividing Powers of Ten
  • Working with Numbers in Scientific Notation
      • Working with Numbers in Scientific Notation
    • Adding or Subtracting
      • Adding or Subtracting numbers in scientific notation
      • Adding or Subtracting numbers in scientific notation
    • Multiplication and Division
      • Multiplication and Division of numbers in scientific notation
    • Multiplying Numbers with Powers of Ten:
      • Multiplying numbers with powers of ten
  • The Metric System
      • The Metric System
      • Working in the Metric System
      • Prefixes in the Metric System
      • Working with the Metric System
      • Working with the Metric System
      • Working with the Metric System

Additional Information

CE Credits: 1.50
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Course #301-901-16
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Science, Course #20-465514
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Category: General Laboratory / Lab Math
Exam: Directly follows course material
9 questions out of a pool of 9
70% correct to receive credit(s)

MedTech ExPress Continuing Education, LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

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