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2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VNSG 1227 - Essentials of Medication Administration

CIP Code: 51.3901
Credit(s): 2
General principles of medication administration including determination of dosage, preparation, safe administration, and documentation of multiple forms of drugs. Instruction includes various systems of measurement.

Math proficiency is determined by examination. Introduction to the concepts of Member of a Profession Provider of Patient-Centered Care Patient Safety Advocate and Member of the Health Care Team. Lab fee required.

The student will:

  1. demonstrate accurate dosage calculation
2. discuss the principles of safe medication administration
3. identify the elements of accurate documentation of medication administration 1,2,3,5,6

Corequisite(s): VNSG 1400   VNSG 1402   VNSG 1405  
Faculty Consent: Y