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NUR 1142 - Introduction to Pharmacology and Math Calculations - AS


1 credit
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Nursing Program
Medication administration requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills based on the principles of pharmacology. The focus of this course is to introduce the student to the nurse's role in the delivery and maintenance of safe and efficient drug treatment. Basic concepts of medication management are introduced. Content includes drug actions, systems of delivery, routes of administration, factors affecting drug action, ethical and legal concepts related to drug administration, and calculating medication dosages. This course may require some basic computer skills.



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