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2015/2016 » Social Services, Health and Sports » Degree Programme in Nursing » THEORETICAL STUDIES » Pharmacology and Drug Calculation » Drug Therapy 1

Drug Therapy 1

Realization plans
Code: NU15PH01
Name: Drug Therapy 1
Extent of studies: 3
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1: 3    Year 2:     Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Course-specific competence: The student will:
-be able to apply Finnish laws and directives to drug therapy in nursing care, and will become aware of international regulations and trends related to the field
-be able to implement asepsis in drug therapy
-be able to define selected terms related to the administration of medications, and describe actions of drugs on the body
-be able to identify different medication groups and become familiar with indications, interactions and the most common side-effects
-will be able to observe and evaluate the effects of medication
-is familiar with medication used in elderly care
-recognize the steps used in safe administration of oral medication
-know prescription regulations
-master calculations needed in medical treatment, and will be able to dose and administer medication without error
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: English
Administering Degree Programme: Degree Programme in Nursing

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