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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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NURS 356 - Pharmacology for Nurses

Credits: 2

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. Use of the nursing process to safely administer medications and develop patient education plans is also emphasized.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 246  and NURS 247 .

Term(s) Offered: Fall

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