2023-2024 Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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NADN 175 - Pharmacology II

1.5 Credit: (1.5 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 1.5 Contact Hours: [Department Permission]

This course builds on the nursing skill and knowledge developed during Pharmacology I. Emphasis will be on the major drug classifications and additional medication administration concepts, including IV medications. Students will learn best practices to safely administer medications to patients with common acute and chronic health problems across the lifespan.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Apply knowledge of drug classifications to identify nursing implications to ensure safe patient care. 

Goal 2:  Use the nursing process to apply knowledge of common drug classifications to plan for patient teaching. 

Goal 3:  Calculate drug dosages accurately for safe medication administration. 

Goal 4:  Apply the concepts and implications of herbs and supplements in the adult population.

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