Your studies will focus on the basic principles of pharmacology and
common medication classifications. You will explore general nursing roles
and responsibilities related to drug administration. You will identify
cultural factors influencing drug therapy. You will learn about adapting
drug therapy for children and older adults. You will also learn about and
perform correct drug dosage and I.V. rate calculations. You will explore
the phenomenon of pain and the implications for nursing care in
partnership with clients experiencing pain.
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