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Basic Pharmacology

Course Information

NUR-107

Credit Hours: 1

Course Pre-Requisites: NUR-101

Course Co-Requisites: NUR-102 NUR-104 NUR-106

Course Description

This course introduces the basic concepts of pharmacology related to the actions, therapeutic and adverse effects, interactions of drugs, drug classifications, and the basic pharmacology of commonly used medications.  Learners will apply critical thinking skills to the calculation and administration of medications by oral and parenteral (including intravenous) routes of administration. Emphasis is placed on nursing consideration and client education.  Learners will apply knowledge gained in selected clinical settings in caring for clients across the life span in subsequent courses.

Pre-requisite: NUR-101

Co-requisites: NUR-102, NUR-104, NUR-106