Drugs and Dosages

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This course introduces the practical nurse student to dosage calculations and medication administration. Calculations for conversion between systems of measurement is covered. The five rights of medication administration is emphasized. Categories of drugs, their actions, side effects and nursing implications are covered. Prerequisite: Admission to the Practical Nursing Program; MATH083 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent placement score.

Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12