NUR 21901 – Patho-pharmacology I
This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of pathophysiology and pharmacology. The course aims to provide students with a solid foundation in the interplay between pathophysiology and pharmacology and how this knowledge is applied to patient care.
Some of the main topics covered in this course include:
Cellular adaptation, injury, and death
Inflammation and healing
Genetic and developmental disorders
Immune and infectious disorders
Renal and urinary disorders
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
Medication administration and dosage calculation
Adverse drug reactions and interactions
The course is designed to help students understand how pathophysiology and pharmacology relate to one another, and how this knowledge can be used to provide safe and effective patient care. By the end of the course, students should have a strong foundation in the principles of patho-pharmacology and be able to apply this knowledge to patient care scenarios.
There are assignments offered under each of the identified topics. We will tackle all the assignments, as well as post discussions and replies to the posts of other students, in case of online course up take.