The courses NURS 211, 212, 221, 222, 225, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 245, 620, 815,
816, 817, 818, and 819 are open only to those students accepted in the Associate Degree
Nursing Program (see Index: Nursing, A. S. Degree for admission requirements). A grade
of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the
candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National
Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX).
Minimum Grade for Prerequisites
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Designed to meet the needs of current and potential practitioners of nursing. The
safe and accurate administration of medications to a client is an important and primary
responsibility of the nurse. A step-by-step approach to medication dosage calculations
by various routes of administration will be used. This course will help nurses in
applying basic mathematical concepts to real world clinical situations. Dosage accuracy
is emphasized in clinical scenarios that apply critical thinking skills.
Pass/No Pass Only
Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
Homework hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Intermediate Algebra or equivalent, or placement by other
measures as applicable.