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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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NURS 2552 - Nursing Pharmacology III for Articulating Students

Lec. 1; Cr. 1

Addresses the role of the professional nurse in risk managment associated with pharmacologic therapy. Content includes principle actions, therapeutic uses and adverse effects of the major classifications of drugs used throughout the lifespan including pediatric and geriatric populations. Specific pharmacologic classes related to disturbances in immune system including neoplastic conditions, infections and dermatologic conditions; gastrointestinal dysfunction and disorders of the neurologic system. Dosage computation, nursing responsibilities, ethical considerations and legal implications are incorporated throughout this course.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in NURS 2450 , NURS 2452 , NURS 2455  and MATH 1425 .
Corequisite(s):  NURS 2550 , NURS 2555 , and NURS 2556  (unless a grade of “C” or better is achieved in NURS 2556).
Pre- or Co-requisite(s): General Education Humanities elective or General Education Fine Arts elective.
Note: Course open to LPN-ASN students only. Spring only.

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