Nov 30, 2020  
Student Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Student Catalog 2020-2021
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PNV 1524 - IV Therapy and Pharmacology

4 Semester Hours
This course is designed to prepare the practical nurse to perform the expanded role of IV therapy as outlined in the Mississippi Nursing Practice Law, Rules, and Regulations. The student, upon completion of the practical nursing program and successful passage of the licensure examination, is certified in the expanded role of IV Therapy in accordance with the Mississippi Nursing Practice Law and Administrative Code. Additionally, this course is designed to provide the student with appropriate basic theoretical and clinical information related to drugs, including: classifications, sources, dosages, drug calculations, regulatory requirements, and basic principles of drug administration. In addition, tuberculosis surveillance and testing certification will be provided in association with the American Lung Association of Mississippi and the Mississippi Department of Health. This course meets the requirements of the Mississippi Board of Nursing for IV certification.



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