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NURS2120 – Professional Nursing Pharmacology pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course will provide the nursing student with specific considerations related to medication administration for drug classifications related to disease processes. Actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interactions of drug categories will be discussed. Nursing considerations for categories of common drug classifications will be covered. Legal and ethical considerations for the professional nurse in regard to drug administration will be studied.
Prerequisites: BIOL2263 AND NURS1406 AND BIOL2262
OR
LPN AND NURS2410
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Explore the usage and implementation of technology related to medication administration.
  2. Evaluate nursing considerations related to pharmacotherapeutics.
  3. Evaluate specific considerations related to medication administration across the lifespan.
  4. Differentiate principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
  5. Differentiate drug classifications and related nursing considerations.
  6. Evaluate actions, therapeutic usage, adverse effects and interactions of multiple drug classifications.
  7. Evaluate the legal and ethical considerations in regard to medication administration.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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