2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR240: Pharmacotherapy

3 Credit(s)
This course provides an introductory study of the principles of drug action and drug therapy in health and illness. Prototypical agents from major drug classifications, routes of administration, standards of care, legislation requirements and nursing responsibilities will be explored. Variation in medication administration policies related to patient variations in gender, age, culture, environmental challenges and diagnoses will be considered. Emphasis is on nursing responsibilities for accurate dosage calculation, patients’ rights in safe administration, and legal considerations in the delivery of medication.
Prerequisite(s): NUR230 .