Jul 11, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 212 - Pharmacology for Nursing 3 hours


This course is designed to provide the nursing student with a sound basis for the clinical application of pharmacology. The basics of core drug knowledge, including pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, with patient-related variables affecting pharmacotherapy are presented. Emphasis is placed on learning drug classification by categories affecting various body systems and disease states. Legal aspects of drug administration, including nursing safeguards, are included. Students who have had a previous Pharmacology course for nurses may apply for a course waiver.  If the student has not had a previous Pharmacology course, the student may complete the test-out process, take this course in-seat, or take the course online with faculty approval. Prerequisites: Admission to either the Associate or the Bachelor Level Nursing program; NURS 209  and NURS 210  (ASN); MATH 150  (BSN). Corequisite: NURS 211  (ASN). Additional lab fee for main campus day and Lake Ozarks offerings when applicable.



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