This course introduces the study of pharmacology with an overview of important concepts and principles of pharmacotherapeutics. Emphasis will be given to the nurse's role in the safe administration of pharmacologic agents including ethical and legal considerations of drug administration. Students begin to apply pharmacological knowledge to selected pathophysiological states using critical thinking and the nursing process.
Course code: NURS 1160
Length: 22.5 hours
CorequisitesNURS 1161, NURS 1162, NURS 1163, NURS 1164.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.