Metropolitan State University

NURS 404 : Essential Concepts of Pharmacology II

A. Course Description
Credits: 1
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course builds on the core content presented in NURS 306. Students will apply core drug knowledge, safety principles and core patient variables to major classes of medications prescribed for adults and older adults within simulated and actual clinical cases. Competence Statement: Knows the core drug knowledge for the major classes of medications well enough to safely apply the nursing process to simulated scenarios.
B. Course Effective Dates: 12/15/2013 - 05/05/2014 05/06/2014 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Apply the core drug knowledge and understanding of core patient variables to the medication management of adults and older adults.
  2. Utilize the nursing process for medication management for adults and older adults.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: This course is for ELMSN students only.