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BSN 215: Pharmacology I

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BSN 215: Pharmacology I
Delivery Modality: Distance
Semester Credits: 2
Contact Hours: 30
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: Minimum eight (8) semester credits in human anatomy and human physiology, and three (3) semester credits in college-level English, and three (3) semester credits in college-level math
Corequisites: None
Requisites: PSY 201, SCI 131, and SCI 225
Description: This course is an overview of the basic principles of pharmacology, including major drug classifications and prototypes of commonly used medications. Principles of medication administration include aspects of the best practices for safe, quality, patient-centered care. Central points of the course include safety, quality improvement factors in the administration of medications, patient teaching, and variations encountered when administering medications to diverse patient populations across the lifespan.
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