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This course presents foundational pharmacological principles, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, dosage calculation, routes of administration, adverse effects, interactions, and contraindications to drug use along with individual considerations of medication administration. Ethical and legal considerations related to medications will also be considered. Medication classifications are reviewed according to body system. Emphasis is placed on drug classifications and nursing care related to the safe administration of medications to patients across the life span. Prerequisite(s): BIOL1004 or BIOL 2252

Credit Breakdown

Credit Type Count
Lecture 2.00
Lab 0
On the job training n/a
Total Credits 2.00