Pharmacology in Healthcare II
Second of two sequenced pharmacology courses builds on the foundational pharmacological knowledge developed in introductory course. Examines pharmacotherapeutics within a framework of health/body systems alterations. Examines selected drug categories and reviews representative drug prototypes for each category. Focuses on therapeutic effects, arrays of responses, and categories of interactions of these medications and relevant legal and ethical aspects of medication administration. Emphasis is placed on incorporating pharmacotherapeutics into nursing care across the health continuum and lifespan.
2 Credits: 2 Lecture