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PNSG1215 – Practical Nursing Pharmacology pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course introduces the basics of pharmacology within the scope of practical nursing. Curriculum threads including drug classifications, therapeutic effects, side effects, interactions and dosage calculations are integrated throughout this course.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: PNSG1207 AND BIOL2262 AND BIOL2263
Competencies:
  1. Summarize the principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics and medication administration for a diverse group of patients.
  2. Demonstrate legal, ethical and safety practices with medication administration and dosage calculation.
  3. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interaction of medications related to pain, inflammation, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems.
  4. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interaction of medications related to the cardiovascular and hematological systems.
  5. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interaction of medications related to the respiratory and gastrointestinal systems.
  6. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interaction of medications related to herbal and natural remedies, endocrine and immune systems.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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