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Fall 2017
Oct 23, 2017
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NURS 550 - Adv Pharmacology:Nurs Anesths
This course focuses on the pharmacologic concepts important to nurse anesthesia practice.  These concepts include receptor theory, receptor-effector coupling, dose-response relationships, mechanisms of action of important classes of drugs, pharmaco-kinetics, and pharmacodynamics.  Course content is geared toward providing the student with an understanding of basic pharmacologic principles that can be applied to new drugs as they become available in the future. The application of these principles to real-world situations will also be highlighted. Finally pharmacogenomics, and the importance of cultural context will be emphasized when considering the use of various pharmacologic therapies in the treatment of individual patients.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Nursing Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Nurse Anesthesia

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