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1 CHEM 1406 Basic Chemistry Spring 1999

2 Basic Chemistry One-semester course with laboratory Designed for Health Science Student - RN program Required as prerequisite for BIOL Microbiology and Clinical Pathology

3 Course Content Inorganic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Biochemistry Dosage Calculations

4 Course Goals Basic chemical concepts Scientific Methods Physiochemical topics Problem Solving

5 Course Prerequisites No previous chemistry Intermediate algebra College level reading and writing skills

6 Required Textbooks Chemistry and the Living Organism - Bloomfield, 6th Edition

7 Required Textbooks Laboratory Manual for Chemistry, General, Organic and Biological - Timberlake, 6th Edition

8 Required Textbooks Medical Dosage Calculations - Olsen, Ablon and Giangrasso, 6th Edition

9 Required Items Calculator - with LOG function SAFETY GOGGLES

10 Exams Lecture Exams Dosage Calculation Exams Comprehensive Final Exam

11 Lecture Exams points Drop one exam for grade calculation Cover lectures, text readings and problems Short answer, multiple choice, matching, problems

12 Lecture Exams Exams - given during laboratory period Each exam is 1-1/2 hours No make-up exams

13 Dosage Calculation Exams 2 exams - matching and short answer Each 100 points NO MAKE-UP EXAMS

14 Comprehensive Final 200 points Multiple Choice Failure to take final exam: F grade

15 Laboratory Thursday 1:00 - 3:50 pm 100 points - assignments, quizzes, and unknowns Reinforce lecture Measurement and observation Foundation for sciences

16 Laboratory Safety Wear eye protection!! Wear appropriate clothing Wear shoes that cover feet

17 Laboratory Safety Read bottle labels Correctly assembled apparatus

18 Laboratory Safety Possibility of fire or explosion Disposal of chemicals and wastes

19 Laboratory Safety Must attend scheduled safety lecture Must complete required documents Failure to attend safety lecture and to complete documents will result in dismissal from class

20 Computer Problem Sets Five computer generated problem sets Extra credit points

21 Attendance Lecture: expected to attend lectures; do not be late for class

22 Attendance - Laboratory MUST attend scheduled lab NO makeup labs Miss > 2 labs, dropped from class Missed lab - deduct 15 points from lab grade Failure to attend lab check-in results in course grade of F

23 Grading Lecture exams* 300 points Dosage exams200 points Final Exam200 points Laboratory100 points TOTAL possible:800 points * 3 of 4 lecture exams considered for grade

24 Grade Distribution A712 points or > B points C points D points

25 Dropping Initiate drop with instructor Must complete lab checkout Complete paper work for Registrar

26 Charles Gambill To contact me: voic Secretary delmar.edu Office hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 10: :50 am Tue, by appt Thur 10: :30am Office: Sc-105

27 Course WWW Pages Course WWW pages access resources and handout materials Del Mar College Home Page: then go to - Instructional Programs, then go to - Math & Natural Sciences then go to - Chemistry - Faculty then go to - Charles Gambill


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