Medication Administration for RN & RPN

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Advanced Pharmacology / Medication Administration

Advanced Pharmacology and Medication Administration is a 4-day course that outlines the standards of nursing practice encompassing the professional/legal nursing issues; administering; dispensing; and prescribing of medications. The course also covers the different types of commonly used drugs with special emphasis on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Course Description:

Advanced Pharmacology and Medication Administration is a 3-day course that outlines the standards of nursing practice encompassing the professional/legal nursing issues; administering; dispensing; and prescribing of medications. The course also covers the different types of commonly used drugs with special emphasis on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

This course also allows nurses to learn about their role in medication administration and study drug classifications, action and effects of medication, as well as the legal and nursing implications.

Objectives:

1. Explain the principles of advanced pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics.

2. Demonstrate appropriate use of medications based on treatments and clinical choices.

3. Identify adverse reactions and drug interactions.

4. Develop a comprehensive program appropriate to the client’s education regarding prescribed drugs.

5. Examine the standardized procedures and conformance with applicable laws, code, and regulations for medical administration.

6. Explore and identify the role of herbal and natural remedies while treating disease state.

Prerequisite:

Students must be Registered Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses or other healthcare professions, which practice medication administration within their scope of practice.

Price: $550.00 Cdn. (Price includes Tax and Materials)