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NURS 317. Pharmacology in Nursing

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Principles of pharmacology and their relationship to patient centered care. Classification of drugs, basic mechanisms of drug interaction, safety and calculations for drug administration and nursing interventions.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 302, NURS 303, NURS 304, NURS 316
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply knowledge and principles of pharmacology in designing holistic interventions for individuals, families, communities and populations.
2. Utilize critical thinking in applying safety and the medication rights in nursing practice.
3. Use pharmacokinetics appropriately with diverse populations.
4. Incorporate related research , evidence based practice, computer technology and informatics in providing nursing care related to pharmacotherapeutics.
5. Integrate professional behaviors, interdisciplinary communication, values and standards into nursing practice.

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