It is the intent of faculty to foster learning and promote critical thinking and integration through a variety of means, including lecture, demonstration, group discussion, case study analysis, audio-visual aids and group or individual presentations.
Build on knowledge and application of Pharmacology I and to further study drugs that are used to manage acute health variances in the more complex client.
Drug Classifications that will be covered are:
- Mood Stabilizers
- Anesthetics and Adjunctives
- Blood Forming Agents
- Sexual Health Agents
- Reproductive Health Agents
- Antidysrhythmics and antianginals
- Focus on integration and critical thinking in application of pharmacological knowledge/principles.
In this course students will build on their previous knowledge and experience with pharmacology and will use the Psychiatric Nursing Curricular Threads (wellness-illness continuum, professional values, professional caring and health care delivery system) to further integrate care for the person.
The course evaluation is consistent with Douglas College evaluation policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course.
This is a graded course.
A list of required and optional textbooks and materials is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.