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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
FullNURS 507 002Web-Oriented Course2 Wed13:0016:00

IF course is FULL please contact School of Nursing Student Support Office (academic.support@nursing.ubc.ca)

This section is prioritized for 1st Year MN-NP students.

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.