Jan 18, 2022  
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NURS 222 - Pharmacology


Credit(s): 2.5
This course provides the nursing student with an introduction to pharmacology.  The basic concepts of pharmacology, such as pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, therapeutic and toxic effects, dosage calculations, drug testing and approval for major drug classifications are presented.  The nursing process is used as a framework for presenting care of the patient as it relates to the drug and drug regimen.  Clinically important drug interactions, contraindications, lifespan considerations, patient safety and patient teaching are integrated throughout the course.



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