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RNSG 1301 Course Guide



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Course Description

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the science of pharmacology with emphasis on the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing implications of each drug classification. Content includes the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in the safe administration of medications within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach. Prerequisite: RNSG 1209. 

Database for RNSG 1301

Course Calendar



Major Assignment and Examinations

n Chapter(s) Assignments Due Due Dates


Sentinel Medication Error

On-Line Discussion

Homework Mastery 6 (3 are averaged)

2 Prep U 2,3,57,59 Mastery 6 TBA
3 Prep U 38,20,23,26 Mastery 6 TBA

Narcotics Ch 26

Legal/Ethical Opiod Epidemic

Journal-Reflective Writing 

Assignment Homework

5 Prep U 16,48,30,31 Mastery 6 TBA
6 Prep U 9,10,36,37 Mastery 6 TBA

Cardio  Ch 48

V-Sim Heidebrinck

V-Sim Homework TBA
8 Prep U 43,44,54,55 Mastery 6 TBA

Your Course Exams

Exam Chapters Covered Time Limit Dates Location
Unit Exam 1

Karch Chapters 


75 min TBA Classroom
Unit Exam 2

Karch Chapters


75 min TBA Classroom
Unit Exam 3

Karch Chapters


75 min TBA Classroom


Unit Exam 4

Karch Chapters


75 min TBA


Unit Exam 5

Karch Chapters


75 min TBA




Final Exam Comprehensive 150 min TBA TBA