May 18, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 220 - Pharmacology for Nurses


Credit(s): 2
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 160 , CHEM 160A , NURS 367 .
Corequisite(s): NURS 220A .
This course examines pharmacotherapeutic agents used in the treatment of illness and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of wellness in diverse individuals across the lifespan. Emphasis is on the principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacogenetics in the treatment of selected illnesses. The focus is on concepts of safe administration and monitoring the effects of pharmacotherapeutic agents. Note: Failure in didactic (grade less than B-) will result in repeating the course when offered. Offered spring semester only.



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