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NU 361OL Pharmacology

This online course for RNs explores the nurse's role in the management of therapeutic pharmacological agents in promoting wellness and/or restoring equilibrium. The collaborative and teaching roles of the nurse are addressed and specific interventions are identified for primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention for clients receiving pharmaceutical therapy. Knowledge and interventions needed for maximizing therapeutic effects and preventing or minimizing adverse effects of therapy is emphasized. Use of critical thinking and evidence-based practice are incorporated and emphasized in all aspects of practice to ensure the best possible outcome. Prerequisites: BIO 161, BIO 161L, BIO 162, BIO 162L, NU 362OL, and RN licensure. (3)