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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Oct 22, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 224 - Pharmacology for Nursing Practice

Prerequisite: NUR 116  and NUR 117  or NUR 195 , or completion of the NUR 116 /NUR 117  challenge exam for transition students, and BIO 205  or concurrent enrollment.
(2 Credits)
This is a hybrid course that provides information on a variety of drugs that students need to know in order to administer drugs safely. Major drug categories associated with body systems will be reviewed. Students will learn about drug pharmacokinetics, dosage, preparation, administration and interactions. Particular emphasis will be on the use of the nursing process when providing care to patients receiving medications. A grade of 75% or above must be achieved on all exams and a 75% or above must be attained on all course requirements. Total of 30 hours of lecture.

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