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NUR-420 Advanced Pharmacology in Nursing Practice

3 hours seminar, 3 credits

This pharmacology course provides the opportunity for students to consolidate their learning of the medications used in the management of common acute and chronic health challenges across the life-spans. An overview of alternative medicine as a complement to conventional medicine is included. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles, as well as the nurse's role in drug therapy, are integrated as a means to maximize therapeutic efficacy and minimize adverse drug reactions. Ethical, economic and legal issues, regarding medications are addressed.


  • Successful completion of Term 6 or admission to Option B or 3rd Year standing with Instructor Permission

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