Apr 01, 2023  
TCC Catalog 2016-17 
    
TCC Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR2142 Pharmacology II

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): NUR1440C , NUR1520C .
Corequisite(s): NUR2260C,  .
This is the second of two courses that introduce the study of medications. It is designed to provide the nursing student with a basic background on drug classifications, actions and dosages; age-related and developmental factors that affect drug metabolism; laboratory considerations; and side effects. This information is critical to safe nursing. The information in this course will be correlated to the body system/condition being presented in the corequisite courses. Subject matter related to reduction of errors in medication administration is also presented. Students will demonstrate safe techniques of medication administration in the skills laboratory during NUR2260C and NUR 2242C  before administering medications in the clinical area. Lecture: 15 hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree.