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Math Career Project “Nursing”. Who I Interviewed. I decided to interview my aunt who is a nurse at Harris Methodist Hospital downtown for almost 10 years. She loves her job and uses math pretty much every day in this career . Brief Description of Nursing Duties. Record weight of patient

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who i interviewed
Who I Interviewed
  • I decided to interview my aunt who is a nurse at Harris Methodist Hospital downtown for almost 10 years. She loves her job and uses math pretty much every day in this career.
brief description of nursing duties
Brief Description of Nursing Duties
  • Record weight of patient
  • Take temperature using ear thermometer
  • Take blood pressure measurements
  • Measure and give shots
  • Choose appropriate medicines and correct amounts to give to patients
  • Continue monitoring patients
how math is used in nursing
How Math is used in Nursing
  • Nurses must know grams, milligrams, etc. to determine weight and amounts of solid medicines.
  • Nurses must know liters, milliliters, etc. to measure liquids for shots and liquid medicines.
how math is used in nursing1
Nurses must be able to take measurements on a variety of instruments like:

Weight scales

Thermometers

Blood pressure monitors

Syringes and IV’s

How Math is used in Nursing
conclusion
Conclusion

In conclusion, I am also interested in pursuing a career as a Nurse. It is a career that is still very needed and useful in society today. I am planning on getting my nursing degree from Texas Christian University (TCU) where my aunt was educated as a nurse.

references and related sites
References and Related Sites
  • http://stats.bls.gov/k12/html/tch_mat1.htm

This site was extremely valuable in providing math careers and additional detailed information about these careers.

  • http://dgl.microsoft.com/?CAG=1

This site has numerous graphic and sound links, many of which were used on this site.

  • http://kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/Math97/lancaree.html

This site has copies of the interviews performed by students in Lancaster, PA on Math in Careers.

  • http://www.coolmath.com/frm_careers.htm

This site has all kinds of neat information about math and careers designed for kids or adults.