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Guest speaker talks dosages with Math 140 students

WELDON – Guest instructor Larry Spears, R.Ph., visited with aspiring nursing students in HCC’s Math 140, “A Survey of Mathematics” course on Oct. 28. Spears discussed and demonstrated methods of dosage calculations. He informed the students of the many challenges involved in administering correct dosages and ways to minimize errors.  He also provided anecdotes of his own experiences as a pharmacist in the Roanoke Valley.  Students were given the opportunity to pose scenarios and ask questions that were relevant to their interest.

 

Guest instructor Larry Spears, R.Ph., right, visited with students in HCC’s Math 140, “A Survey of Mathematics” course on Oct. 28.