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N 160 - PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSING
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Ticket#: 18025 Length: 16.6 weeks (1/9/2012 - 5/17/2012)
Location: HS 104 Day/Time: T 12:00PM - 2:20
Units: 2.5Status: Closed
Instructor(s):S. VENABLE
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Seats Remaining:None
Class Status and Seats Remaining Last Updated at: 7/28/2014 2:46 AM
 
Prerequisite LockPrerequisite: BIO 12
 
Recommended Preparation: BIO 11
 
Catalog Description
Provides a methodical approach for administering drugs and monitoring the patient's response to drug therapy. Content includes general principles of pharmacology, as well as legal, ethical, and safety aspects of medication adminis- tration. Focuses on the interaction between core drug know- ledge (pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, contraindications or precautions, adverse effects and drug interactions) and core patient variables (health status, lifespan and gender, diet, lifestyle and habits, environment, inherited traits, and US cultural groups). Emphasizes nursing responsibilities maximizing therapeutic effects, and minimizing adverse effects. Provides the foundation of basic pharmacology required for a nurse.
Important Dates
First Week of Class Begins:Too Late For ReminderMonday, 1/9/2012
First Class Meeting on:Too Late For ReminderTuesday, 1/10/2012
Add without Instructor Permission by:Too Late For ReminderMonday, 1/9/2012
Last Day to Add with APC*:Too Late For ReminderSunday, 1/29/2012
Drop with Refund by:Too Late For ReminderSunday, 1/22/2012
Drop without 'W' Grade by:Too Late For ReminderTuesday, 2/14/2012
Drop with 'W' Grade by:Too Late For ReminderThursday, 4/5/2012
Last Week of Class Ends:Too Late For ReminderThursday, 5/17/2012

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