NUR231 Drug Therapy | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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NUR231 Drug Therapy

This course introduces fundamental principles of pharmacology and related pathophysiology for you understand how drugs work and interact with the human body across the lifespan. This course is crucial to promoting safe medication practice and promoting the quality use of medicines. The emphasis is on safe medication practice, underpinned by the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS). You will apply knowledge of professional, ethical and legal codes and standards to decision making and practice in medication administration.

Course detail

Prerequisite
NUR141 or NUR116 or HLT132 and LFS103 or HLT100 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392, SC393
Antirequisite
PAR231
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Caboolture: Semester 1
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Gympie: Semester 1
Units
12.00
Student contribution band
Band 1
Tuition fee
3.1: Nursing, Midwifery, Foreign Languages
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Course outline

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