JC NUR 121 - Syllabus (9 pages)

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Jackson College
Course:
Nur 121 - Pharmacology
Pharmacology Documents

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JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING COURSE SYLLABUS 1 13 2019PH 1 JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE NURSING DEPARTMENT COURSE SYLLABUS COURSE NUMBER NUR 121 COURSE TITLE Pharmacology DEPARTMENT Nursing CREDITS Three credits CONTACT HOURS 16x3 48 COURSE FACULTY Paula Hopper MSN RN Course Coordinator Whiting 136 796 8510 Email hopperpaulad jccmi edu Julie Ballow MSN RN Kristi Benschoter MSN RN Lisa Horgan MSN RN Erin Mazur MSN RN COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skill needed to safely administer medications to clients with self care needs Content includes medication action use side effects nursing implications and client education for major drug groups PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES Provider of Care 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Define the terms used in the study of pharmacology Identify and describe the principles of drug action including absorption distribution metabolism and excretion drug receptor interactions and categories of adverse effects Demonstrate an understanding of common characteristics of drug classes mechanisms of action uses side effects examples of common drugs in each category and nursing responsibilities related to the administration of drugs in each class Demonstrate the use of the nursing process in drug therapy Demonstrate accuracy in calculating dosages of drugs and intravenous drip rates Describe a teaching plan for a patient learning to use a new medication Describe the alterations in drug effect on the elderly patient 1 13 2019PH 2 8 Demonstrate ability to think critically during class and small group discussions Manager of Care 1 Identify members of the health team who collaborate with the nurse in providing self care for patients receiving medications Member of Profession 1 Describe the legal and ethical responsibilities of the professional nurse when administering medications ASSOCIATE DEGREE OUTCOMES The Board of Trustees has determined that all JCC graduates should develop or enhance certain



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