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Course Number: RNSG 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Course Title: Pharmacology

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Course Description: Introduction to the science of pharmacology with emphasis on the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing implications of each drug classification. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in safe administration of medications within a legal/ethical framework. Note that prior to applying to the nursing program, this course must be completed in addition to BIOL 2401, ENGL 1301, MATH 1314 or MATH 1342, and passing the required dosage calculations exam with a minimum score of 90%. To apply to the nursing program, it is required that a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher is achieved in the four prerequisite courses of the nursing program. Licensing/Certification: Board of Nursing (BON). (3 Lec.)

ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.