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NUR312 Pharmacology for Nursing Practice

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course provides fundamentals of pharmacology and applied drug therapy. Topics include general principles of drug action, drug distribution, and drug elimination, with attention to the development of clinical reasoning skills necessary to identify, avoid, and solve practical drug-related problems. Specific prototypes of selected drug classifications provide the framework for understanding the action, use, side-effects, and nursing implications of drugs.

Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing major