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Nursing Pharmacology

Credits: 2
Course Number: 31-543-303

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Course Description

31-543-303 NURSING PHARMACOLOGY ...this course introduces the principles of pharmacology, including drug classifications and their effects on the body. Emphasis is on the use of the components of the nursing process when administering medications. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Practical Nursing Program; Corequisites: 31-543-301, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-809-188, Developmental Psych; 31-806-312, Anatomy/Structure-Function)

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  • Fall
  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Apply basic pharmacology principles to medication management
  2. Examine legal, ethical, social, and cultural issues related to medication administration
  3. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of antimicrobial drugs
  4. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of autonomic nervous system drugs
  5. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of respiratory system drugs
  6. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of cardiovascular and renal systems drugs
  7. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of gastrointestinal system drugs
  8. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of central nervous system drugs
  9. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of endocrine system drugs
  10. Apply components of the nursing process to the administration of analgesic and musculoskeletal system drugs
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5 classes found

Class Number: 22699

Date:
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Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Green Bay Campus Room HS129
1/27/2025 - 5/19/2025
M — 7:30 AM - 11:20 AM
$332.70

Class Number: 22693

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Green Bay Campus Room HS304
1/23/2025 - 5/15/2025
Th — 8:30 AM - 12:20 PM
$332.70

Class Number: 22594

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Spring 2025
Marinette Campus Room 115
1/22/2025 - 5/14/2025
W — 12:30 PM - 4:20 PM
$332.70

Class Number: 82043

Date:
-
Delivery:
Blended - Less than 50% Online
Term:
Fall 2024
Session:
8W2
Online
10/28/2024 - 12/16/2024
Shawano ThedaCare-Room 351
10/28/2024 - 12/16/2024
M — 8:30 AM - 11:20 AM
$332.70

Class Number: 82400

Date:
-
Delivery:
In-Person
Term:
Fall 2024
Green Bay Campus Room HS128
8/22/2024 - 12/19/2024
Th — 8:30 AM - 12:20 PM
$332.70
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