This course introduces students to the basic principles of using drugs and their action on various body tissues and cells with their accompanying regulation.  It covers key concepts of drugs; body-drug interactions; mode of action; ordering, storage; prescription and administration and classification of drugs acting on various systems. It helps students acquire knowledge and skills of correct drug selection and administration in management of patient conditions. It emphasizes the application of nursing skills in pharmacological management of patients.  Prerequisite: Anatomy I, Anatomy II, Physiology I, physiology II, Biochemistry I and Biochemistry II Co-requisites: Microbiology I