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RNSG 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in SCIT 1407 or BIOL 2401 and concurrent enrollment or completion of SCIT 1408 or BIOL 2402. It is strongly recommended that this course be taken after the completion of RNSG 1311. At MVC, this course must be successfully completed prior to entering Semester III of the nursing program. Registered nurses or Licensed Vocational Nurses may enroll for refresher purposes.
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. Licensing/Certification: Board of Nursing (BON). (3 Lec.)

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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