Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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NURS 356 - Pharmacology for Nurses

Credits: 4

This course provides the student with an introduction to pharmacotherapeutics, safe administration of medications, and medications related to the care of patients with specific disorders. Pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenetics, principles of medication administration, medication terminology, systems of measurement and conversion, and medication calculations are discussed. Drug classifications, actions, side effects, adverse effects, and nursing implications of medication administration are presented. Through class and seminar experiences the student will learn to apply the nursing process to safely admnister medications and provide patient centered care related to pharmacotherapy.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 246  (grade of C or better), NURS 247  (grade of C or better) and NURS 251  (grade of C or better)

Term(s) Offered: Fall

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