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PNSG1205 – Nursing Pharmacology pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course will introduce the foundations of basic pharmacology within the scope of practical nursing. Curriculum threads including drug classifications, therapeutic effects, side effects, interactions and dosage calculations are integrated throughout the course.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: BIOL2262
BIOL2263
PNSG1207
Competencies:
  1. Summarize the principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics for a diverse group of patients.
  2. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, and interactions of medications related to the neurological and musculoskeletal system.
  3. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interactions of medications related to the cardiovascular and hematological systems.
  4. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects of medications related to the respiratory and gastrointestinal system.
  5. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects of medications related to the endocrine and immune systems.
  6. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interactions of medications related to pain, inflammation, herbal and natural remedies.
  7. Explore legal and ethical considerations related to pharmacology.
  8. Comprehend medication safety practices including dosage calculation.
  9. Identify the significance of diversity with regard to medication administration.
MnTC goal areas: None

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