You will study the basic concepts of pharmacology and related nursing
responsibilities in the context of patient safety. You studies will focus on
drug classifications, drug preparations, drug actions and interactions and
the channels of drug administration. You will study selected drug
classifications in depth. You will learn how to research drugs and perform
drug dosage calculations. You will also learn about nursing responsibilities
related to drug administration. You will receive information about
Canadian drug laws, use and availability.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.