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NUR 331 - Clinical Applications of Pharmacology I


This course introduces foundational principles of pharmacotherapy, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacokinetics. Within a framework of medication classifications and prototypes, over-the-counter and prescribed medications for commonly occurring conditions are examined. Focus is placed on patient-centered care that acknowledges the variables of genetics, health status, lifestyle, environmental influences, developmental level, learning needs, language preference, spirituality, culture, and socioeconomic status. The nurse’s responsibility to safely administer medications, including calculating medication dosages, and to provide patient teaching that fosters patient engagement are emphasized.
Prerequisite(s): NUR 320 , NUR 352 , NUR 338 NUR 280   or permission from the Nursing department.
Corequisite(s): NUR 335 NUR 356 NUR 357  
Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 2
History: NUR 330



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