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2022-23 Catalog 
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NURS 135 - Introduction to Pharmacology Concepts

1 credits

Acceptance to the Nursing Program.

NURS 171 - Nursing Concepts 1: Fundamentals  

The student examines the application of nursing process as it relates to pharmacology. Students will review basic math skills necessary for safe dosage calculations; and learn pharmacology principles and legal considerations.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

Course Outcomes
By the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describes the principles of pharmacology as they relate to the role of nursing in drug therapy management
  • Use math principles and methods essential for safe drug dosing
  • Identify the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to administer medications correctly and safely
  • Use textbooks, professional literature, audiovisual materials, and computer assisted learning programs to demonstrate understanding of pharmacological concepts
  • Discuss therapeutic actions, adverse reactions, drug and food interactions, and nursing implications of drugs to treat selected health alterations

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