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VNSG 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Essentials of Medication Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Admission to the program and "C" grade or better in SCIT 1407 or BIOL 2401, ENGL 1301, and SPCH 1311 or SPCH 1315.
Corequisite/Concurrent: VNSG 1360, VNSG 1509.
Course Description: General principles of medication administration including determination of dosage, preparation, safe administration, and documentation of multiple forms of drugs. Instruction includes various systems of measurement. Focus is on providing safe, competent pharmacotherapeutic care to culturally, ethically, and socially diverse patients with predictable health care needs. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM 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.


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