NUR 212 Pharmacology II

2 Credit Hours • 30 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: Permission of program director. NUR 106, NUR 150

Corequisite: NUR 206, NUR 211

Builds upon the concepts introduced in NUR 112 Pharmacology I regarding the safe administration of medications to clients across the health continuum. Utilizing the nursing process the student demonstrates understanding of the role of the nurse as provider of care, manager of care, and member of the profession. Emphasis is placed upon the therapeutic use of medications in the nursing care of individuals with complex health needs. The student is introduced to the calculation of complex intravenous drip rates.