Selected health problems and associated pharmacological/ holistic interventions are addressed from a lifespan perspective. Medication administration, therapy and safety are considered along with non-pharmacological interventions. In addition, this course is based on the principles of nursing management of drug therapy, the basics of core drug knowledge and patient-related variables. Emphasis is on assessing and evaluating patient responses that change with health status, age, lifestyle, gender and other factors. 

Prerequisites: NRSE 250, NRSE 260, NRSE 270, BIO 318 or BMS 318, BIO 319 or BMS 319

Corequisites: NRSE 345 and NRSE 360

4 Credits

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