NUR 379 - Pharmacology in Nursing Practice

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: NUR 310)

This elective course is designed to increase the RN-BSN student's knowledge base of pharmacology. General concepts of pharmacology are reviewed. Pharmacology of body systems and disease states are examined. Nursing practice topics such as IV therapy nutrition, pain management, drug calculations, geriatric considerations and patient education are further explored. Specialty practice considerations are included. (Sp)