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Course Descriptions

NURS 113: Medication Principles for Nurses

-Acceptance into the ADN program
-Completion with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 181, NURS 112, NURS 117, and PSY 101

This course is designed to provide nursing students with a systematic review of medications and various methods of calculating dosages. Students will develop an understanding of basic pharmacology principles and calculation methods to safely administer medications. Topics include basic pharmacology, systems of measurement to safely calculate dosages, and basic medication administration principles. Critical thinking applied to safe administration of medications will be emphasized throughout the course. This course does not fulfill the general education mathematics requirement(s) for either the A.A. degree or the A.S. degree. 2 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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