Pharmacology 1 (NURS 1005)

This introductory course examines the principles of pharmacology required to administer medications in a safe and professional manner. Medication administration requires the application of the nursing process for clinical decision-making. Various routes of medication administration are introduced and complementary, Indigenous and alternative remedies and polypharmacy across the lifespan are also explored.
Course code: NURS 1005
Credits: 1.0
Length: 30.0 hours
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Admission to the Practical Nursing Program


NURS 1001 - Professional Communication 1; NURS 1002 - Professional Practice 1; NURS 1003 -
Health Promotion 1; NURS 1004 - Variations in Health 1; NURS 1006 - Integrated Nursing Practice 1