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

Other useful Nursing links:

  • Safe Medicate Authentic World – Nursing Software (use your University login that your course tutors will have provided to you)
  • Numerical┬átests for nurses – A simple java app that provides questions as a little game on different mathematical topics that nurses need to understand
  • Long Division – Examples on how to do long division (also known as the bus stop method)