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2021-2022 General Catalog 
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PRNU 150 syllabus

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PRNU 150:PN Basic Pharmacology

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture hours per week: 2
Medical math, terminology, abbreviations, and principles of medication administration are presented in this course. Drug classifications and their effect on the various body systems are presented. Specific drugs in each classification are emphasized according to expected effects, side effects, and adverse effects. Routes of drug administration and variables that influence drug action are covered including dangerous drug interactions and nursing implications related to each drug. Safety precautions to decrease the incidence of errors in medication administration are stressed. Advanced medication calculations will be required to demonstrate knowledge of safe dosing parameters. The nursing process is utilized to assess the patient’s learning needs and effects of all pharmacological interventions. 30 hours lecture

Enrollment in the program courses (PRNU) is limited to those students who have been selected and admitted to the program. Program courses are sequenced by semester and must be taken as a group each semester per program requirements and policies.

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