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NUR 1142 - Pharmacologic Principles in Nursing II

1 Credit Hour
(Fall, Spring)

An introduction to the role of the associate degree nurse in providing direct, holistic nursing care to young, middle-aged and elderly adults who are hospitalized or receiving care in community settings.  Emphasis is on applying all steps of the nursing process with focus on assessment skills.  Pre-requisite college foundation and nursing courses provide theoretical bases for nursing care.  Critical thinking is an expected behavior along with skills in working ethically and effectively with peers and other health care professionals as a team member; demonstrate caring behaviors and therapeutic communication with clients as a provider of bedside, technical nursing care.  The student is expected to demonstrate safe performance of basic nursing skills, e.g., medication administration, physical assessment and comfort care of hospitalized adults and nursing home residents.  

Prerequisite(s): NUR 1141  or LPN licensure and admission to the Nursing Program

Corequisite(s): NUR 1231C  and NUR 1750L  

Special Nursing Program policies may apply to this course.

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