NU 418 - Applied Pharmacology

NU 418 - Applied Pharmacology

1.00 Cr
Clinical application of pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics for common acute and chronic disease conditions encountered in primary and acute care settings. This course will build upon the students' understanding of medication use and administration. Drugs will be discussed according to their classification and mechanism of action. The course will focus on the basic drug classification, concepts, and principles of pharmacology with special consideration for the nursing role in developing a comprehensive approach to the clinical application of drug therapy through the use of the nursing process. Nursing implications relative to the utilization of drug therapy are examined. Dosage calculations will also be evaluated for competency. This course is designed to allow the learner to apply pharmacological principles and knowledge using a variety of teaching strategies, including case studies, review questions, and gamification. There is an additional fee for this course.
Term: 
2022SP
Method: 
LEC
Faculty: 
Brosnan, Maria