This course focuses on the effects of pharmacotherapy used in the treatment of selected illnesses and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of wellness in diverse populations across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Course outcomes include a detailed understanding of the nurse's role in safe drug administration, assessment of patient response to drug therapy, patient education and evidence-based treatment guidelines. Legal and ethical principles of medication administration are reviewed.
Prerequisite or corequisite: NUR 3825. All prerequisites must be passed with a grade of "C" or higher.
Terms Typically Offered:Offered as Needed
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
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institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.