2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR* K103 - Pharmacology for Families across the Lifespan °


1 CREDIT HOUR
Prerequisites: NUR* K101 ; BIO* K235 ; PSY* K111 .
Corequisites: NUR* K102 ; PSY* K201 ; SOC* K101 .
The student will focus on the safe use, pharmacological principles, indications and nursing implications related to drug therapy when caring for individuals and families. Emphasis will be placed on medications used with perinatal, neonatal, pediatric, geriatric and peri-operative clients. The course will stress the general characteristics of selected medications and will include indications, pharma­cokinetics, side effects, adverse effects, contraindications, administration, nursing implications across the lifespan, client education and relationship to prior learning. Theory: 15 hours.



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