Pharmacology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
NUR
117
1
3
0
2
Prerequisite:

Admission into the ADN or LPN to ADN Bridge Option

Corequisite:

BIO 169 and NUR 111 (or NUR 212 for LPN to ADN Bridge Option students only)

This course introduces information concerning sources, effects, legalities, and the safe use of medications as therapeutic agents. Emphasis is placed on nursing responsibility, accountability, pharmacokinetics, routes of medication administration, contraindications and side effects. Upon completion, students should be able to compute dosages and administer medication safely.