Oct 31, 2020  
2014-15 Academic Catalog 
2014-15 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS-204 - Pharmacology for Nurses

3 credits
NURS-204 provides the student with a foundation for the application of pharmacology and drug administration in nursing. Drugs will be presented by classification, groups and prototypes. The focus of this course is to emphasize the principles of drug action, including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and nursing considerations for each prototype. Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate an understanding of pharmacology in nursing as it relates to the care of patients experiencing common acute and chronic physiological and psychosocial alterations.

Prerequisite(s): NURS-102  NURS-104  BIOL-132  ENG-101  PSY-101  

Corequisite(s): NURS-202      

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