NSG-116: Pharmacology for Nursing Practice

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Pharmacology for NSG Practice
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
BIO-233, BIO-234, ENG-131, HCS-131 or CIS-100, PSY-131, One of the following Math courses: MATH-115, MATH-131, MATH-141, MATH-165, MATH-175, or MATH-180. All with a minimum grade of C or instructor permission.
NSG-101, NSG-117
Course Description

This course is designed to provide a foundation in the basic principles of pharmacology that utilize clinical judgment and the nursing process for safe medication administration. Legal and ethical nursing responsibilities and rationale for understanding current drug therapy involved in the common disorders of the major body systems are also included. Routes of medication administration, client education, and dosage calculations are components of this course.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

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

Couse Final Exam

Minimum Score on Other Exam
Other Exam Details

HESI Pharmacology Exam with a score of 900 or higher. Maximum number of attempts: two

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2023 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.