NURS230N: Pharmacology for Nursing Practice

Class Program
Class Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Credits 3

This course presents information related to the nurse's role in the pharmacological prevention and treatment of health alterations. Students will study foundational principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and covers common drugs in clinical use. Emphasis is on safe administration of medication across the lifespan, assessment of its effectiveness, patient and family education, and ethical and legal issues related to the nurse's role in pharmacotherapeutics.