2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1301 - Pharmacology

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
Introduction to the science of pharmacology with emphasis on the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing implications of drug classifications. Content includes the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in safe administration of medications within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach.
Prerequisite: BIOL 2401  or currently enrolled in a VN program or current licensure as RN, LVN, or Paramedic.
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Identify the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse in administering pharmacological agents. 2 - Explain the safe utilization of medications.