This course will provide the student with the opportunity to develop the calculation skills necessary for the safe administration of medications and to explore the concepts of pharmacology. There will be special emphasis on the role of nurse in the administration of medications. Interaction of drugs, psycho social aspects of drug use, legal control over drugs, health teaching and pharmacotherapeutics will be presented in a variety of learning activities
Prerequisites(Post Secondary level BIOL 1002 Anatomy and Physiology - Adv. Minimum Grade of 65
or Post Secondary level BIOL 1029 Anatomy and Physiology 2 (ODE) Minimum Grade of 65)
and Post Secondary level NRSG 1013 Math for Meds Minimum Grade of 65
and Post Secondary level NRSG 1022 AHA Minimum Grade of P
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.