Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 9th Edition, this study guide reinforces your understanding of nursing pharmacology and medication safety. A rich variety of learning activities include a math review, dosage calculation exercises, and research and critical thinking exercises that emphasize clinical decision-making and prioritization.
Unit I: General Principles 1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN Practice 2. Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Aspects of Drug Administration 3. Principles of Pharmacology
Unit II: Principals of Medication Administration 4. Drug Calculation: Preparing and Administering Drugs
Unit III: Drug Categories 5. Anti-infective Drugs: Antibacterial, Antitubercular, and Antifungal Agents 6. Antivirals and Antiretrovirals 7. Drugs for Allergy and Respiratory Problems 8. Drugs Affecting the Renal/Urinary and Cardiovascular Systems 9. Drugs Therapy for Central Nervous System Problems 10. Drugs Therapy For Mental Health and Behavioral Problems 11. Drugs for Pain Management 12. Anti-inflammatory, Anti-arthritis, and Antigout Drugs 13. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Problems 14. Drugs Affecting the Hematologic System 15. Drugs for Immunization and Immunomodulation 16. Hormones and Drugs for Osteoporosis 17. Drug Therapy for Diabetes 18. Drugs for Eye and Ear Problems 19. Over-the-Counter Drugs, Herbal and Alternative Drugs, and Vitamins and Minerals
Zambroski, Cheryl H Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Hosler, Shirley Adjunct Faculty, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico.