Metropolitan State University

NURS 405 : Essential Concepts of Pharmacology III

A. Course Description
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: NURS 400P Intensive Practicum I AND
NURS 409 Holistic Nursing Care of Women, Children, and Families  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
This course builds on the content presented in NURS 306 and NURS 404. Students will apply core drug knowledge, safety principles and core patient variables to major drug classes prescribed for specialty populations with complex health needs (child-bearing women, infants, children and adult clients with psychiatric conditions). Competence Statement: Knows the core drug knowledge for classes of medications well enough to safely apply the nursing process to simulated and actual patient scenarios in specialty populations with complex health needs.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/10/2014 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Apply the understanding of core drug knowledge and core patient variables to the medication management of patients in specialty populations with complex health needs.
  2. Utilize the nursing process for medication management for patients in specialty populations with complex health needs.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
None