Medication Essentials I

The theory component of this course will focus on pharmacological principles that the professional nurse applies in the administration of medications. The nursing process will be used as a framework to identify nursing responsibilities related to medication administration. The campus laboratory component will provide students with the opportunity to accurately calculate, prepare, and administer oral, topical, and injectable medications. Critical thinking situations and clinical application will be emphasized throughout the course. (Fall and Spring Semester – Day and Evening)

Ten classroom hours and fifteen laboratory hours.