Intravenous Drugs and Patient Controlled Analgesia

Code: NURS8522

Course description

This course is designed to provide the participant with the knowledge and principles of administering intravenous drugs through a variety of infusion techniques and managing patient controlled analgesia. The principles of compatibility, preparation, administration and responsibilities in administering intravenous drugs including patient controlled analgesia will be discussed. A focus will be placed on nursing assessment, patient and device monitoring, mathematical calculations, and client/family teaching.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.