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School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
Pharmacology I
Pharmacology I
Fall 2017
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Malinda Whitlow
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The nursing process and patient teaching related to the basic principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, medication calculations, drug-drug interactions, contraindications/precautions, and adverse effects.
1. Define basic pharmacological terminology.
2. Identify the scope of pharmacology in nursing practice.
3. Discuss principles of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics as
they apply to various drugs and/or drug classifications.
4. Classify drugs into major groups, prototypes, according to physiologic action or
primary clinical use.
5. Describe the basis of nursing assessment and diagnosis in the care of clients receiving
various categories of drugs.
6. Identify variations in drug activity, calculations, use, and nursing interventions for drug
therapy across the life span.
7. Recognize factors used in the evaluation of therapeutic effectiveness and side/adverse
effects of therapy.
8. Discuss ethical and legal principles applicable to nursing care for patients receiving
9. Describe the nursing process and its application in the overall care of patients
receiving drugs for specific group.
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