Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    May 31, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.