NS 235 - Pharmacology I

The student will apply the basic concepts of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in the administration of pharmacologic agents. The student will recognize standard practices and technologies related to medication safety to minimize the risk of harm and maximize the benefit to the client. Students will be able to accurately calculate drug dosages and interpret data to monitor the outcomes of pharmacologic interventions.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • BI 210 - Microbiology - Lecture and Lab
  • BI 211 - Human Anatomy - Lecture and Lab
  • BI 213 - Human Physiology - Lecture and Lab
  • CH 110 - General Chemistry - Lecture and Lab
  • MA 130 - College Algebra
  • NS 116 - Introduction of Professional Nursing Concepts and Clinical Judgement: Theory
  • NS 125 - Foundational Skills and Assessment of the Adult: Theory
  • NS 126 - Foundational Skills and Assessment of the Adult: Clinical
  • NS 161 - Introduction to Population-Based Public Health Nursing: Theory Online

Co-requisites:

  • NS 227 - Pathophysiology
  • NS 233 - Assessment and Care of the Adult with Abnormal Findings: Theory
  • NS 234 - Assessment and Care of the Adult with Abnormal Findings: Clinical

Restrictions and Notes:

  • *For LPN to BSN see advisor

Last updated: 04/05/2021