NURS 3110 Patho-Pharmacology

This course builds on the arts and science knowledge already obtained to provide an understanding of pharmacological agents and the pathophysiological processes involved in common diseases. The approach is organized by body systems. This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles of pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics to equip the nursing student to safely administer drugs, assess drug therapy and educate clients in all clinical settings. An understanding of normal physiology concepts is essential for successful completion of the course. The pharmacological needs of individuals and the drug's impact on the pathophysiology of an individual are included along with the interactions of medications that can have a beneficial or hazardous effect on the health of an individual.



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PL-BSN: Admission to the Pre-Licensure BSN Program