nursing pharmacology.pdf - PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES Part II Dr Nasser Abu-El-Noor 2013 The Islamic University Faculty of Nursing Pharmacology For

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PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES Part II Dr. Nasser Abu-El-Noor 2013 ميحرلا نمحرلا للها مسب The Islamic University Faculty of Nursing
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Pharmacology For Nurses (2) Nurs 2307 Prerequisites: Anatomy and physiology Teacher Nasser Abu-El-Noor, R.N., M.S.N, Ph.D Placement Semester 4 Credits The course is made up of 2 credit hours Course description The course aims to provide the nursing students the essentials of pharmacology, with the emphasis on the application of the nursing process, drug actions, uses, routs of administration, dosages, adverse reactions, contraindications, nursing implications, and patient and family teaching about specific drugs information. Antidotes of some commonly known risky drugs and drug reactions are going to be tackled during the course period. Course objectives On completion of this course the student will be able to 1. Accurately perform mathematical calculations when they are necessary to calculate drug dosages 2. Demonstrate awareness of various nursing responsibilities before, during, and after drug administration. 3. Apply the nursing process to drug administration 4. Express knowledge of various significant drugs in regard to classifications, routs, doses, and adverse effects 5. Follow proper nursing implications when administering medications to patients. 6. Offer the necessary teaching about drug therapy for both patients and their families 7. Recognize the dangers of medications and handling them with great caution Teaching Method Lectures Discussion Evaluation Midterm exam………………………….30% Quizzes ………………………………..15% Attendance ………………………..…..05% Final exam………………….………… 50%
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Expectations 1. Students are expected to attend all lectures, unless if there is an excused absence. You should at least attend 75% of the lectures. If you will be absent for more than 25% of the lectures, you will not pass the course. 2. In case if an emergency happens during the midterm exams, you should provide a written excuse for the professor within one week of the exam time. If you provide the excuse within one week, it will not be accepted and you will receive a zero in the course. If your excuse will be accepted, the grade for that exam will be added to the grade of the final exam. Course Outlines 1. Cardiac drugs 2. Antihypertensive drugs 3. Antiarrhythmic agents 4. Drugs affecting The Central Nervous system 5. Centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxants 6. Narcotic Analgesics & Antagonists 7. Non-narcotic Analgesics & Antipyretics 8. Antirheumatic & Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents 9. Anti-gout Agents 10. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous system 11. Adrenergic blocking (sympatholytic) Agents 12. Cholinergic Blocking (Parasympatholytic) Drugs 13. Drugs affecting the respiratory system 14. Antihistamines 15. Drugs affecting the G.I.T.
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