Program Calendar (2017/18)
PNAP-115 - Pharmacology
|PNAP-115||Pharmacology||4 - credits||$679.92|
This course examines the principles of pharmacology required to administer medications in a safe and professional manner. Medication administration requires the application of the nursing process for clinical decision-making. Various routes of medication administration are introduced and complementary, Indigenous, alternative remedies, and polypharmacy across the lifespan are also explored. The learners will gain an understanding of pharmacotherapeutics prescribed for illness across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Access to Practical Nursing Program; Human Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nurses with a minimum grade of 65% or equivalent.
Corequisites: Professional Practice A; Professional Communication A; Health Promotion A; Variations in Health A; Integrated Nursing Practice A.
Delivery Method: Online
Credits: 4 | Length: 60 hours | Course Outline for PNAP-115
PNAP-115 Pharmacology can be found in the following programs: