Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Oct 13, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

NUR 314A - Pharmacology in Nursing

(3) This theory and laboratory course provides an introduction to the principles of pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacogenetics. Drug classifications, basic mechanisms of drug action and interactions, safe medication administration, and patient teaching are addressed. Lab content builds upon previous medication administration principles in Foundations of Professional Practice. Additional content focuses on venipuncture techniques, IV therapies, IV fluid tonicity, and IV site maintenance.

Prerequisites: NUR 309A , NUR 310A ; Pre-licensure nursing majors only.