NURS 1210 Pharmacology in Chronic Illness

This course guides the learner in applying the concepts of safety, clinical judgment, leadership, patient-centeredness, and professionalism in the exploration of pharmacological principles that include the mechanism of action, therapeutic responses, adverse effects, and potential interactions of the selected classes of medications. The nursing process provides the framework for the study of therapeutic administration of medications commonly used to treat various chronic health conditions. Health care provider responsibilities, interprofessional teamwork, safe medication administration practices, and patient education are emphasized for overall health maintenance. Prerequisites: Completion of NURS 1100 and NURS 1110; completion of, or concurrent enrollment in PSYC 1000. (1 lect.)


1 credits