|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 Pharmacological Treatment|
|Credits in Foreign Language||5 cr|
|Objectives||The student iis familiar with |
-the acts, decrees and other instructions regulating pharmacological treatment
-the nurse’s responsibilities and duties related to the implementation of pharmacological treatment
-the basic concepts of pharmacological treatment, administration routes and pharmaceutical forms
-the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of medication administered through different routes
-the factors affecting the drug response, adverse reactions and drug interactions
-identifies the mechanism of action of the most common medicaments
-names the main stages of the pharmacological treatment process
-is able to use the electronic databases of pharmacological treatment
-becomes familiar with safe medication administration
-is familiar with principles of the intravenous fluid and medication administration and is able to administer them under supervision
-is able to dispense medication faultlessly
-is able to administer injections under supervision
-masters accurate drug calculations
-learns to document medication
|Content||Basic concepts of pharmacological treatment, acts, decrees and other instructions regulating pharmacological treatment, administration routes and pharmaceutical forms, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, adverse reactions and drug interactions, monitoring drug response, a nurse administering medication, drug calculations, administering injections, dispensing of medication, the intravenous fluid therapy and medication, the electronic drug databases (Terveysportti), HaiPro.|
|Requirements||Participation in lectures and skills workshops (100%). A passed exam, accepted completion of assignments and drug calculations (100%).|
|Grading Scale||0 - 5|
|Course material||To be announced at the beginning of the course. Material in Moodle.|
Lapham R & Agar H.Drug Calculations for Nurses. A Step-by-Step Approach.Fourth Edition.
Perry, A., Potter, P.A., Stockert, P. & Hall, A. 2019. Essentials for Nursing Practice. 9th Edition. Elsevier.
Perry, A., Potter, P.A., & Ostetendorf, W.F. 2018. Clinical Nursing Sklills and Techniques. 9th Edition. Elsevier.
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