Pharmacology in Nursing

This course examines the complex world of pharmacology and therapeutics. It will address drug classes and the drugs represented by them. Each drug class will be discussed with regard to: absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion; major pharmacologic side effects; clinical indications and administration; adverse reactions and contradictions; interactions with other drugs; overdoses and toxicities and nursing implications and interventions.
 

Number of Credits

3

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