Introduces basic pharmacology, dosage calculation, and legal and ethical nursing responsibilities with medication administration. Offers insight into clinical reasoning by utilizing the nursing process for safe medication administration. Studies drug classifications such as anti-infective, antibiotics, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, immune modulators, vaccines, drugs affecting gastrointestinal motility, and parenteral agents. Also provides information about the action of medications on the pathophysiology of disease, clinical indication for use, common adverse effects, and general nursing implications for different medications, significant drug interactions, and learning needs patients have about their medications.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
HESI Pharmacology Exam with a score of 850 or higher. Maximum number of attempts: two