Medication Administration for Practical Nurses

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 1240 Health and Disease in the Human Body, ENGL 1276 College Composition, HPPC 1000 Medical Dosages, HPPC 1002 Medical Terminology, and HPPC 1004 Pharmacology. Must be admitted to the Practical Nursing program.

Co-Requisite: none

This course will provide an introduction to fundamental concepts of medication administration.  Students will be given an opportunity to demonstrate safe medication administration skills in simulated clinical settings for diverse individual patients across the lifespan.  Core concepts and application of pharmacology and drug management will be integrated throughout the course.  The role of technology for safe medication administration and legal documentation will be explored.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none