The department offers the following elective classes:
* NURSING 120: PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES I
* NURSING 121: PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES II
|* NURSING 140: ADULT HEALTH ASSESSMENT|
|Nursing 120 and 121 do not have to be taken in consecutive order!|
Class schedule available at http://www.palomar.edu
Catalog description for Nursing 120:: Basic concepts of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug interactions, and the nursing process related to the following drugs: those that affect the autonomic nervous system, the otic system, the ophthalmic system the gastrointestinal system, the respiratory system, and the endocrine system. Also, pharmacology principles and concepts related to pain control, anesthesia agents, reproduction control, and blood-forming agents are included.
Catalog description for Nursing 121: Basic concepts of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug interactions, and the nursing process related to the following drugs: those that affect the cardiovascular system; those that affect the renal system; those that are used for mental and emotional disorders; those that affect the central nervous system's control of muscles; those that are used to treat infections; and those that are used as chemotherapeutic agents.
Catalog description for Nursing 140: Basic concepts of health assessment to include interviewing and assessment techniques used to obtain a comprehensive health history from an adult and relating findings to the nursing process. Transcultural and adult developmental stage considerations are also included.
You are encouraged to enroll in these classes if you are:
Wait-listed to enter a nursing program
A nurse, physician assistant, medical assistant or EMT and want to increase your knowledge.
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