Nursing : This course will build on previous knowledge from NUR2 500 and focus on the study of the pathophysiologic alterations in health across the lifespan, looking at selected diseases that are the most prevalent in North America. Namely examining illness and diseases of the reproductive, endocrine, renal, urologic and digestive systems as well as mental health illness. A focus on drug mechanisms of action, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacotherapeutics, patient safety and professional nursing responsibilities in drug administration related to these pathophysiologic alterations in health will be reviewed.
Terms: Winter 2024
Instructors: Caliaperumal, Jayalakshmi (Winter)