NURS 210 - Pharmacology in Nursing
Study of the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics of various classifications of medications with emphasis on the nursing implications and patient education required for safe administration of medications. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in BIOL 212 , and mathematics foundation or consent of program coordinator. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): BIOL 213 . Three hours each week. Formerly NU 210.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Discuss pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics of medications within each pharmcological category.
- Classify medications into their pharmacological categories.
- Describe side effects and potential adverse reactions related to medications in each pharmacological category.
- Use an organized method of identifying key medications by prototype and applying that knowledge in the identification and use of other similar medications.
- Discuss nursing implications of medications in each pharmacological category.
- Apply knowledge of special populations throughout the lifespan to administer medications safely.
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