I understand the testing is needed regarding medications, side effects, etc. Why do I have a block when it comes to the "calculations"? Is it because I usually don't have to have to do this day-to-day? Is it because most are already figured out on the unit? Is it because there are new "toys" out that figure them out for us?
I found an article on the web from a nurse in Australia who did a study and found that 58% of new grads could not pass a hospital medication test. This leads me to think that doing calculations "the old fashioned way" could lead to serious errors.
Please don't get fired up on me...I'm just curious to hear what everyone thinks. :stone