NRSG1151 : Pharmacology I

This course provides an introduction to the principles of pharmacology including: pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, common adverse side effects, and contraindications. Emphasis is placed on drug classifications and nursing care for the safe administration of medications to patients across the life span. Nursing concepts related to legal and ethical nursing implications of medication administration are stressed. Dosage calculations and safe administrations of medications are practiced in the laboratory setting.


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