NUR231 Drug Therapy

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NUR231 Drug Therapy


This course introduces you to basic pathophysiology and fundamental principles of pharmacology in order to understand how drugs work and interact with the human body. This course is crucial in promoting safe medication administration, reducing harm and promoting the Quality Use of Medicines because nurses and midwives care for patients receiving complex medication regimes. You will be able to know and apply professional, ethical and legal codes and standards to decision making and practice in medication administration.

Other information

LFS112 or HLT100 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC393, SC394 or SC392
Semester of offer*:
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Gympie: Semester 1
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Caboolture: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band IA
Tuition fee:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

NUR231 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 270KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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