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[Offered in odd-numbered years]
|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject will build on pre-existing knowledge of pharmacology from the Nursing students' existing practice in order for them to acquire knowledge and skill associated with the safe prescribing of medications as a Nurse Practitioner. It will link the mechanisms of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics to the practical and clinical effects of medications prescribed by Nurse Practitioners. It will outline the requirements for prescribing various medications within the scope of practice for Nurse Practitioners.
|Study Period 2, External|
|Census Date 27-Aug-2015|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor John Smithson|
|Lecturer:||Dr Aaron Drovandi.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); assignments (40%); practice prescribing worksheets (10%); online discussions (pass/fail) (%).|
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