This course will introduce the science of pharmacology and the role of the licensed practical nurse in the preparation, management, and administration of medications. Emphasis will be placed on the action, general uses, potential complications, and nursing monitor techniques and expected outcomes from medication administration. Laboratory values and nursing implications related to medication therapy will be highlighted. In addition, students will learn a wide variety of mathematical skills that they will utilize in the healthcare profession. This course is cross listed as MAT 110.