VNSG 1227 - Essentials of Medication Administration
CIP Code: 51.3901
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