2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 021 Pharmacology II


Units: 1.5
Prerequisites: NURSPT 020 Pharmacology I  with a grade of “C” or better.
This course provides psychiatric technician students with drug information that includes pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and precautions, adverse effects, and drug interactions, as well as client variables such as health status, life span, diet, lifestyle and habits, environment, and culture in relationship to drug therapy. Emphasis is placed on nursing responsibilities, such as maximizing therapeutic drug effects and minimizing adverse effects of drug therapy, appropriate client and family teaching, and ongoing assessment of the client. Opioid analgesics, anxiolytics, sedatives, hypnotics, anti-microbials, Anti-diabetics, and gastrointestinal, respiratory, Cardiovascular and Renal Medications are highlighted.(CSU)



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