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
Length: 30.0 hours
CorequisitesNURS 1001, NURS 1002, NURS 1003, NURS 1004, NURS 1006.
* 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.