Online Course Description
NURS 461: Pharmacology for Nursing Practice
This course presents knowledge of pharmacology used in nursing practice
while caring for individuals across the lifespan. Normal anatomy and
physiology is correlated with the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
of major drug classes using prototype drugs. Considerations for client
assessment, drug administration and evaluation of effectiveness will be
addressed through informatics Client teaching, health literacy, healthcare
policy and drug development are emphasized. Integration of knowledge
will be demonstrated through a service learning project. This is an online
course with enhanced electronic communications requiring Blackboard;
Adobe Connect Pro, with webcam & USB headset; Microsoft Office
[WORD, PowerPoint and Excel 2007 or higher] and the Internet.
Students registering for this course via the SUNY Learning Network must present evidence of NYS RN License & Current Registration at the time of Registration.
Prerequisites: Pre/Co requisite: BIOL 301 and NURS 310 with a C+ or better.
Run Time: Full Term
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