Pharmacology Exam 3 Focus - significant side effects (short...

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Pharmacology 110 Focus for Exam 3 information on drug cards terms covered in lecture or reading key points of disorders covered at the beginning of each chapter of assigned reading understand the key differences in indication, action & patient teaching for medications that are used for preventative purposes versus those that are used to treat acute exacerbations (such as types of inhalers) non-pharmacologic interventions for disorders as covered in reading or lecture, such as dietary modifications for constipation, diarrhea, and so on. key characteristics of drug classifications as well as the prototype drugs associated with the class (see your drug cards) appropriate nursing diagnoses & interventions for disorders covered in this unit (included but not limited to the administration of drugs) be able to discuss basic data about drug classes that we have covered and list at least one prototype drug for each class (see drug cards, drug lists and lecture notes)
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Unformatted text preview: significant side effects (short & long term) of corticosteroids Normal UA values and indicators of UTI significant safety considerations (which relate to nursing actions) for clients taking specified medications an example is the client that has been given a neuromuscular blocking agent difference between antiinfective/antimicrobial agents and antibiotics unique characteristics of each of the antimicrobial agents on your list (focus most on what is covered in lecture) difference between an antiviral and an antibiotic agent key/significant side effects mentioned in lecture or on drug cards Be clear how to interpret a sliding scale order for insulin and how to calculate insulin coverage for carb counting Once again there will be math/dosage-related questions (some multiple choice and some not) o drug dosage calculation (similar to past problems) o IV rate calculations (ml/hr, gtt/min , etc.)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course NURSING 105 taught by Professor Copeland during the Winter '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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