This course examines the principles of pharmacology required to process medication and intravascular orders. Drugs affecting immune, nervous, respiratory, endocrine, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems are discussed, as well as vitamins, cancer therapy and miscellaneous drugs. Total parenteral nutrition and types of intravascular therapy are discussed. Problem-solving techniques for processing medication and intravascular orders are discussed and practised. Students apply theory and principles by processing medication, intravascular and total parenteral nutrition orders.
This course is part of the full-time Health Unit Coordinator program
Course code: HLUC 1220
Length: 90 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.