NURS3003 Pharmacokinetics in Nursing Practice

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: NURS3003

Credits: 3

About the Course:

This course will enhance the nurse’s knowledge of pharmacology and its therapeutic effects on patients. Content will present the principles of pathophysiology in the treatment of specific diseases. Generic and trade names, indications, contraindications, precautions, adverse reactions, drug interactions, dosages, and administration will be discussed. The role of pharmaceuticals agents in the prevention, treatment, and management of disease states will be discussed. Drug effects on age-specific patient populations and documentation requirements will be reinforced. The RN to BSN student must achieve a final course of C+ or higher to progress.

*Online version is open only to students enrolled in the RN to BSN program. Pre-requisites and corequisites do not apply in this case.

Course offered: Fall, Spring.