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PN 115: Pharmacology

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PN 115: Pharmacology
Delivery Modality: Distance
Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: SCI 220, SCI 221, and PN 106 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Requisites: MAT 100
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 best practice for safe, quality, patient-centered care. Central topics 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, all within the scope of a practical nurse.
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