NS3346D - Pharmacology for Nurses - 4 Credits
This course provides the theoretical background that enables the student to provide safe and effective nursing care related to medications or herbal/natural products to persons across the lifespan. Students will learn to base clinical decisions in the context of nursing by using current, evidence based information, and through the understanding of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Developmental and physiological considerations across the lifespan and diverse populations as associated with drug therapy will be incorporated. Students will learn to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of drug therapy, the reduction of adverse effects, and appropriate teaching methods.