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NURS 507 Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Primary Care

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RestrictedNURS 507 002Seminar2 Wed13:0016:00

******* IF course is FULL please contact School of Nursing Student Support Office (student.services@nursing.ubc.ca) ******* Seats in course are restricted to MN-NP students only. All other students must contact academic.support@nursing.ubc.ca to obtain permission to register in the course.

This course will examine the clinical application of drug therapy with an emphasis on the drugs commonly used in primary care settings. Mechanisms of drug actions will be reviewed with the goal of understanding therapeutic and adverse effects, drug interactions and relevant considerations for illness management and patient education. Emphasis will be on clinical decision-making and on applying evidence-based information to case studies that span a variety of age groups and clinical conditions. Legal and ethical considerations of prescriptive authority and practices will also be examined.