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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Start Date
Start Date: Apr. 5, 2021
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $212.76
End date: Jun. 20, 2021
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.