Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
NRS 115 Nursing Therapeutics and Pharmacologic Management in Patient-Centered Care
3 hours; 3 credits
This course is designed to establish a foundation in nursing therapeutics as it relates to pharmacologic management. Emphasis is placed on the application of pharmacology in safe, effective, patient-centered nursing care and patient education of diverse individuals and families. A major focus will be the application of the nursing process and use of clinical reasoning skills supported by reliable evidence for patients receiving pharmacologic agents. The course will include the integration of technology for nursing therapeutics and pharmacologic management. Methods of medication administration and dosage calculation will be addressed.
Prerequisite: Appropriate score on CUNY Math Assessment Test or MTH 020
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