To help you through your Nursing course, we suggest you take a look at the worksheets on Numbers – these will help you with Drug Calculations and various other important topics for your course.

Alternatively, one may be selected and used as a self-contained unit. The worksheets have been created as pdf documents. These sheets are also all available in hard copy to work from within the Mathematics Support Centre by using our touchscreen computers. Please click on the Sheet Number of the sheet you require.

Sheet Number Title
N2 Directed Numbers
N3 Fractions 1 (Introduction)
N4 Fractions 2 (Addition and Subtraction)
N5 Fractions 3 (Multiplication and Division)
N6 Decimals
N7 Percentages
N8 Ratio
N9 Significant Figures and Decimal Places
N10 Standard Form
N11 Metric Units
N12 Drug Calculations for Nurses
N13 Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
N14 Conversions

Other useful Nursing links:

  • Safe Medicate Authentic World – Nursing Software (use your University login that your course tutors will have provided to you)
  • Numbas questions for Nurses – These questions are taken from exam papers and change every time you refresh the page to give you the same question but with different numbers. Hints and fully worked answers are provided here too. You will need to self-enroll on the module on Moodle – the enrollment key is “sigma2017″
  • Long Division – Examples on how to do long division (also known as the bus stop method)