Apr 08, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 1232 - Nursing Pharmacology II

Lec. 1; Cr. 1

Addresses the role of the professional nurse in risk management associated with pharmacologic therapy. Content includes principle actions, therapeutic uses and adverse effects of the major classifications of drugs used throughout the lifespan including newborn, perinatal (female reproductive, prenatal, labor/delivery and postpartum, gestational diabetes and hypertension) general adult and geriatric populations. Specific pharmacologic classes related to electrolyte disturbances in homeostatic mechanisms, anti-infectives, reproductive hormones and cardiovascular agents. Dosage computation, nursing responsibilities, ethical considerations and legal implications are incorporated throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in NURS 1130 , NURS 1132  and NURS 1135 .
Corequisite(s): NURS 1230  and NURS 1235 .

Pre- or Co-requisite(s): General Education Course MATH 1425 , General Education Humanities elective or General Education Fine Arts elective.

Note: Spring only.

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