NS 256 - Pharmacology II

The student will explain the basic concepts of anatomy, physiology and chemistry while building on the pharmacologic principles from Pharmacology I in the administration of pharmacologic agents. The student will recognize standardized 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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • NS 235 - Pharmacology I

Co-requisites:

  • NS 254 - Managing the Nursing Care of the Adult: Theory
  • NS 255 - Managing the Nursing Care of the Adult: Clinical

Restrictions and Notes:

  • For LPN to BSN see advisor

Last updated: 06/29/2020