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NUR 2145 - Pharmacological Nursing


2 credits
Prerequisites: NUR 2092  (or NUR 2095), NUR 1020 NUR 1020L NUR 1025L  all with a grade of "C" or better, NUR 1020L  
This course introduces the student to the basic pharmacologic concepts and principles related to the safe administration of therapeutic agents by nurses to clients of all ages. It is designed to facilitate the students understanding of the mechanisms of drug actions and provide a safe approach to drug administration. Students learn major drug classifications and selected prototypes along with principles and techniques of safe, effective administration of drugs & other therapeutic agents, drug interactions, legal responsibilities and nursing considerations for specific drugs affecting all body systems. Including drug dosage calculation and drug preparation.



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