Feb 28, 2024  
Mercy College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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NURS 264 - Nursing Pharmacology


Credit(s): 2.5
2.5 hours lecture, 2.5 hours contact
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130  minimum grade of B-, BIOL 130A  minimum grade of B-, BIOL 131  minimum grade of B-, BIOL 131A  minimum grade of B-, CHEM 160  minimum grade of B-, CHEM 160A  minimum grade of B-, BIOL 265  minimum grade of B-, BIOL 265A  minimum grade of B-, BIOL 117  minimum grade of B-, MATH 117  minimum grade of B-, PSYN 101  minimum grade of B-. 
  The general principles of pharmacology, therapeutic uses, mechanisms of action, biotransformation, dosage range, side effects, adverse drug reactions, and drug interactions of each class of drugs, and of selected drugs in each classification will be presented. Emphasis is upon the interaction of client systems and pharmacological agents. The lab component involves a practical application of the general principles of pharmacology, emphasizing the requisite techniques of med-math computation, medication administration, and documentation. 



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