PRSG2429 Essentials of Clinical Pharmacology

Course Description

In this course students will acquire introductory pharmacology information that includes referencing and resources for safe medication administration in nursing. This course covers classifications, dosing, expected action, routes, side effects, drug interactions, and nursing implications for current and newly developed medications. This course will also explore new technologies applicable to pharmacology. Content also includes how individual values and beliefs impact health.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Identify medications and their effects on each body system.
  • Review current technologies and guidelines that promote safe medication administration.
  • Summarize nursing responsibilities before, during, and after a medication is administered.
  • Analyze how individuals¿ values and beliefs impact health.

Prerequisite

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2 credits: 2 lectures / presentations, 0 lab, 0 other