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Drug therapy 2

Realization plans
Code: VÅV18BV06
Name: Drug therapy 2
Extent of studies: 4
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2: 4    Year 3:     Year 4:     Year 5:     
Prerequisites: Medication skills in nursing 1
Course-specific competence: The student will:
- know the most common indications and contraindications for the use of medication and is able to identify interactions between different drugs
- know clinical pharmacology in a biomedical context
- know drug therapy related to de most common diseases in Finland
- know various types of pain medication
- know medication used as anticoagulant therapy
- know the generic name for drugs used when treating the most common diseases
- master advanced drug therapy in nursing care of adults and recognize personal responsibility in drug handling, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
- be able to manage the preparative procedures for intravenous (IV) therapy, endovascular treatment and blood transfusions, prepare for these procedures and treatments, and monitor the patient during and after IV-therapy and blood transfusion
- master patient guidance and documentation related to drug therapy
- understand the importance of safe drug therapy in relation to patient safety
- master calculations needed in medical and infusion treatment, and be able to dose and administer medication without error
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: Svenska
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