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    Feb 29, 2024  
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NU 332 - Pharmacology for Clinicians


This course will encompass nursing management for drug therapy including pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, contraindications and precautions, adverse effects, and drug interactions. The course addresses drug therapy as it relates to information for the patient including gender, health status, lifespan, lifestyle, environment, and cultural considerations. Other topics included are drug development and ethical considerations, core ethical principles of pharmaceutical research, drug standards and legislation, the Nurse Practice Act, and initiates to combat drug counterfeiting. Complementary and alternative therapies will be explored. The course will provide an overview of drug and substance use disorder, safety and quality of medication administration and self-administration education for the patient.
Prerequisite(s): NU 310 , NU 325 , NU 339 .
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3



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