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TNE21SP Bachelor's Degree Programme in Nursing

Course Description

NameBasics of Pharmacotherapy
Credits5 cr
Credits in Foreign Language5 cr
ObjectivesThe student
-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
ContentMedical 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.
RequirementsParticipation 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 Scale0 - 5
Course materialTo 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.
PrerequisitesBasics of Pharmacological Treatment, Medical Nursing
Other considerations
ContactKoponen Leena
Ylinen Eeva-Riitta

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