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N 160 - PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSING
1/9/2012 to 5/17/2012 (16.6 weeks)
Ticket # 18025
lockBIO 12
BIO 11

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12:00PM - 2:20

email S. VENABLE 
svenable@saddleback.edu

location_onHS 104

2.5

Seat Count

45

41

None

Not Available

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:Monday, 1/9/2012alarm
First Class Meeting on:Tuesday, 1/10/2012alarm
Add without Instructor Permission by:Monday, 1/9/2012alarm
Last Day to Add with APC*:Sunday, 1/29/2012alarm
Drop with Refund by:Sunday, 1/22/2012alarm
Drop without 'W' Grade by:Tuesday, 2/14/2012alarm
Drop with 'W' Grade by:Thursday, 4/5/2012alarm
Last Week of Class Ends:Thursday, 5/17/2012alarm

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