|Basis of Education||Competence Standards||Structure of Studies||Development of Expertise||Methods and implementation||Course Table|
TNE21SP Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing
|Name||Basics of Pharmacotherapy|
|Credits in Foreign Language||5 cr|
-knows the, medication, indication, contraindication, mechanism of action, the most general adverse reactions and interactions in the treatment of the most common diseases.
-can, under supervision, administer medication and fluids by using different routes of administration
-understands the nurse’s role in safe administration of medication
-deepens his or her expertise in patient education concerning medication
-can document medical treatment
|Content||Medical treatment of the most common diseases (cardiovascular diseases, respiratory and digestive system diseases, mental disorders and insomnia, cancer, neurological diseases, diabetes, thyroid diseases, eye, ear and skin diseases). Microbial and allergy medicines, analgesics and antipyretics. Electrolyte balance, fluid balance and acid-base balance and their disorders. Parenteral nutrition. Subcutaneous cannula, insulin and PCA pumps, Central venous cathether.|
|Requirements||Participation in lectures, exercises (100%), skills workshops (100%) and completion of required preliminary assignments. Accepted completion of assignments, a passed exam.Accepted completion of a documentation exercise.|
|Grading Scale||0 - 5|
|Course material||To be announced at the beginning of the course. Material in Moodle.|
ADAMS, Michael, HOLLAND, Norman& URBAN, Carol. Pharmacology for Nurses. A Pathophysiologic Approach. Fifth Edition. Pearson.
|Prerequisites||Basics of Pharmacological Treatment, Medical Nursing|
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