Pharmacological Concepts & Drug Calculations RNSG 1018

4 Credits

(Prerequisites: Program Admission)(Co-requisites: RNSG 1005) This course provides an introduction to the principles of pharmacology, including: pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, medication interactions and potential adverse medication reactions. This course also enhances the basic mathematical concepts utilized in calculating medication dosages for safe administration to clients throughout the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on drug classifications and nursing care related to the safe administration of medications.

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