Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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PN 1005 - Pharmacology


Credits: 5
This course prepares the Practical Nursing student for medication administration. The first section provides a basic math review, conversions between the apothecary, household and metric system, as well as dosage calculations, including pediatric and I.V. calculations. The relationship of the nursing process, critical thinking, communication, growth and development, safety, cultural aspects, and legal and ethical aspects to medication administration are covered in the second section. The third section continues with integration of the above concepts with the classification of medications and medications used for disorders according to body systems. The classifications of medications are also integrated throughout the curriculum in Nursing of Adults, Mother and Infant, Children and Mental Health. Lecture 10 hours per week over 8 weeks. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1434  or BIOL 2214  and BIOL 2224 . Corequisite(s): PN 1006 , PN 1105 , PN 1012 .



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