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NUR 115: Pharmacology

This course includes basic principles of pharmacology and major drug classifications using a body systems approach and the nursing process. Pharmacology builds on previous knowledge of Pathophysiology and drug dosage calculation. General mechanisms of drug action, clinical indications for use, common adverse reactions, general nursing implications and significant drug interactions are discussed. This is a required course in the WCC Nursing Programs, but may also be taken for transfer into second career BSN programs with consent of the instructor after submission of required documentation.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Registered Nursing (APNURS) or Nursing Transfer (APNURE) program; BIO 147, BIO 212; MTH 160 (APNURE) or MTH 167 (APNURS), minimum grade "C" in all courses

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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