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NURS 104 - Pharmacology for Nurses

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course introduces pharmacological concepts and major drug classifications. Drug information includes mechanism of action, drug effects, therapeutic uses, side effects, adverse effects, toxicity, drug interactions, medication calculations and dosage, example drugs and patient teaching for specified drug classifications. The nursing process and evidence-based principles of nursing within the practical and registered nurse scope of practice are utilized as a framework for safe medication administration as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Nursing Career Ladder Curriculum for the forthcoming or current year.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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