Explores the relationship between medication and disease processes. Emphasis on reactions to medications, both therapeutically and adversely, in order to predict potential drug interactions. Focuses on critically ill patients across the lifespan, emphasizing medication management of intravenous therapy, drug titration, parenteral nutrition, and medication administration via central lines and epidural routes. 


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Credit Hours

1 credit hour (1 lecture hour)


Nursing 1160 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.