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TitleIntroduction to Pharmacology
Course NumberNUR 1142
DepartmentHealth Sciences
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.
DescriptionPrerequisite: BSC2085. Prior completion of BSC2086, MCB2004, and knowledge of medical terminology is also helpful. This course is restricted to RN-APP / RN-AS / LPN-ADN transition students, and students must have consent of nursing advisor for enrollment. This is an introductory survey course addressing broad drug groups and classifications. Topics include pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug preparations, interactions, adverse and side effects, legal aspects, and application of the nursing process to the pharmacological plan of care.
InstructorScot Kirkland
Instructor Emailskirkland@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 3827 (Dept Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
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