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Pharmacology

Pharmacology

This course is required for the following programs:

This course introduces the student to pharmacological methods of treatment and the role of the practical nurse in medication administration. Medications are examined according to classification, indications for use, mechanism of action, side effects, contraindications, nursing implications and related patient educational needs. The legal and ethical responsibilities of the practical nurse as well as safety considerations related to medication administration are emphasized. The routes of medication administration and related documentation are detailed.

Program Details
Hours:
48
Required Materials:
Contact:
Mary Wilt
(302) 697-4545