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NUR 203 - Advanced Pharmacology for Nurses (2 credit hours)

Offered in Fall term (2-0-0)
An advanced study to the principles of pharmacotherapeutic agents and how they are used in the treatment, maintenance and restoration of wellness among diverse individuals across the lifespan. Continued instruction focuses on the effect of specific drugs on body systems and builds on introductory information provided in NUR 103 . Special emphasis is on the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in the treatment of a widening scope of illnesses with respect to practice of nursing. Concepts of safe medication administration including drug dosage calculation and monitoring the effects and side effects of pharmacotherapeutic agents are advanced in this course. Students will take concepts introduced in NUR 103  and build upon them to provide medication management for multiple patients in the clinical setting.
PREREQUISITE(S): AH 220 , NUR 151 , NUR 171  
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