30-326 Pharmacotherapeutics

This course presents basic principles of pharmacology and the therapeutic use of drugs in humans across the lifespan. Pharmacotherapeutic information for prototype drugs from selected drug categories is presented using physiologic and evidence-based approaches.  Emphasis is placed on the knowledge necessary for the nurse to administer medications in a safe, effective, ethical, and legal manner.




First semester Junior Nursing major status or second semester Accelerated Nursing major status and consent of the College of Nursing and Health Professions.