Pharmacology and Nursing   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

NURS 321 - Pharmacology and Nursing

An introductory course to specific drug classifications, pharmacokinetic properties, and expected therapeutic outcomes. Associated evidence-based care including nursing assessments, analysis, planning, therapeutic nursing interventions and evaluations are discussed relative to patients' developmental levels and lifelong health habits. Responsibility and accountability for nursing actions, including patient teaching-learning related to pharmacology are emphasized. Two lecture hours per week. May be taken by non-nursing students with prior approval from the dean.

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: Level I standing and NURS 300 . This course must be taken concurrently with the first clinical semester of the Level I year.

Credit Hours: 2

Term Offered: Fall, Spring

Fee(s): Fee: $121.