NSG-115: Pharmacology for Nursing Practice 1 (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Pharmacolog Nursing Practice I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

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.

BIO-233, ENG-131, HCS-131 or CIS-100, PSY-131, One of the following Math courses: MATH-115, MATH-131, MATH-141, MATH-175, or MATH-180. All with a minimum grade of C or instructor permission.
NSG-101, NSG-117, BIO-234 (taken previously or concurrently with a minimum grade of C)

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Other Exam
Minimum Departmental Exam Score
Other Exam Details

HESI Pharmacology Exam with a score of 850 or higher. Maximum number of attempts: two

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.