NUR-204 - Pharmacology for Nurses

3 credits

NUR-204 provides the student with a foundation for the application of pharmacology and drug administration in nursing. Drugs will be presented by classification, groups and prototypes. The focus of this course is to emphasize the principles of drug action, including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and nursing considerations for each prototype. Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate an understanding of pharmacology in nursing as it relates to the care of patients experiencing common acute and chronic physiological and psychosocial alterations.

Prerequisite(s): NUR-101 NUR-124 BIO-231 ENG-101 PSY-101 

Corequisite(s): NUR-121 BIO-232 PSY-210 

Previously known as: NURS-204