NGR 5057: Health Assessment and Pharmacology
Course Description for Health Assessment and Pharmacology
Health Assessment and Pharmacology
Description: This course combines basic knowledge regarding pharmacotherapeutics and Health Assessment. Throughout the course, the student will review commonly prescribed drugs including pharmacokinetics, actions, uses, side effects, contraindications, dosage and routes. In addition, the student will develop proficiency in the skills of comprehensive health assessment of culturally diverse persons across the life span. Basic laboratory tests will be reviewed as they relate to medications or findings from the physical exam.