Safe Medication Administration (PHAR-1608)

Administration of medications requires diligence in following the policies and procedures to prevent injuries, complications, or errors. Nurses are responsible for ensuring that they are familiar with and understand how to safely prepare their clients and their medications appropriately. In this course you will review basic pharmacology including common classifications of medications, effects of drugs in the body, and the assessment and evaluation of the patient following the administration of medications. You will practice calculating correct medication dosages. You will also review nursing responsibilities related to the preparation, administration, and evaluation of medications given via enteral, percutaneous, parenteral, intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular routes. Prerequisite: LPN/RN (You will be required to provide your license number at the time of regi
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Start and End DatesFee LocationPIC
September 3, 2019 - November 22, 2019

Students may be required to travel to the mandatory lab.

Registration Deadline: August 26, 2019
March 23, 2020 - June 12, 2020

Students may be required to travel to the mandatory lab.

Registration Deadline: March 16, 2020
Saskatchewan Polytechnic reserves the right to revise or cancel programs or make other changes as Saskatchewan Polytechnic deems necessary at any time.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note that if you are an international student studying at Saskatchewan Polytechnic on a student visa (study permit), you will be charged the full international student tuition rate for this course. The tuition charged during this course registration process will be supplemented with an additional international student tuition fee that will be charged directly to your account with Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Thank you.