This course provides the required information that nursing students need to administer medications safely and accurately. This course completes the preparation of nursing students for registered nurse licensure by providing the concepts necessary for sound judgment in the use of chemical agents, provides the theoretical base for skills required to administer medications, and incorporates the principles of the nursing process in administering medications safely. Included in discussion are concepts underlying the medical use of drugs including pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics. Selected commonly administered drugs are studied.
NUR154 Pharmacology II