Mindanao State University ILIGAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE OF NURSING Iligan City, 9200 COURSE SYLLABUS: HS8

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PHARMACOLOGY This course deals with pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, clinical/therapeutic uses and toxicology of drugs. Emphasis is given on how a drug works to anticipate when giving a drug to a patient are of paramount importance since nursing responsibilities include administering drugs, assessing drug effects, intervening to make a drug more tolerable, and providing teaching about drugs and the drug regimen. COURSE CREDIT MODULE 1 - 1.5 units MODULE 2- 1.5 units TOTAL – 3 units CONTACT HOURS/ MODULE 1- 27 lecture hours SEM MODULE 2- 27 lecture hours TOTAL – 54 hours PRE-REQUISITE Math 1, General Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, NCM 102 PLACEMENT 2nd year, Summer TERMINAL At the end of the course and given relevant actual or simulated situations/conditions, the student will be able COMPETENCIES to: 1. Apply concepts and principles of pharmacology to ensure safe and proper use of drugs 2. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, preparations, dosages, modes of administration of selected drugs and medicinal plants. 3. State precautionary measures to be observed in the administration of selected drugs 4. Discuss the role and responsibility of the nurse in pharmacology COURSE Must attend and pass quizzes, long exams, group activities, and assignments REQUIREMENT

Explain the importance of studying Nursing. rules and regulations. 2. mission. goals.MODULE 2: Drugs Acting on the Nervous System to Drugs Acting on the Genitourinary System Intermediate Competencies Content TEACHING METHODOLOGIES/ STRATEGIES Classroom At the end of the lesson the students are able to: 1. goals. etc. college policies. core values. rules and regulations of MSU-IIT and the Nursing. Learning contract 1 . Understand Learning Contract Brief review of MSU-IIT and CON: vision. Requirements of the course. Be reminded with the vision. feedback and reflection Student handbook. fact sheets. Coverage of the course. college policies. Grading system Learning Contract Lecturediscussion Discussio n of other relevant and related issues about MSU-IIT and CON.5 Oral recitation RLE Instructi onal Material s Number of Hours Lec RL E Evaluatio n Time Fram e (week s) Given relevant I. mission. objectives. CONCEPT ON PERCEPTION AND COORDINATION FUNCTIONAL HEALTH Film 1 hour . objectives. core values. 3.

Drugs Class: o Adrenergic agents o Adrenergic blocking agents o Cholinergic agents o Cholinergic blocking agents 2. Identify the basic functions of the nervous system. Discuss the classification and naming of autonomic nervous system 5. Compare and contrast the actions of sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system 4. Drugs Acting on the CNS AND PNS 1. Adverse Effects 7. Pharmacokinetics 5.questions. primary actions and important PATTERNS: Cognitive and Perceptual Patterns • The Nervous System: Central Nervous System or CNS. Explain the mechanism of drug action. Describe the nurse’s role management of clients receiving drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system 6. Patient Teaching Checklist IB.5 Lecturediscussion Paper and pencil test PowerPoin t presentati on 1 hour Lecture -discussion Case study Workbook 30 minut es 4 hours Well written nursing diagnosis with NCP Reporting Lecturediscussion PowerPoin t presentati on PowerPoin t Evaluation Criteria Paper and pencil test 0. Nursing Process • Clients receiving sympathomimetic therapy • Clients receiving adrenergic blocking therapy • Client receiving parasympathomimetic therapy • Clients receiving anticholinegric therapy 9. Drugs Acting on the ANS 1. Identify the important divisions of the peripheral nervous system 3. Drugs Class: o Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Drugs o States affected by Anxiolytic Showing Lecture discussion PowerPoin t presentati on 3 hours Verbal feedback 0. Peripheral Nervous System or PNS • Degenerative Diseases of the CNS IA. 2. Therapeutic Actions and Indications 4. Drug-drug Interactions 8. Mechanism of Actions 3. Contraindications and Cautions 6.75 . the students will be able to: 1.

Sedation. CNS Stimulants o Antiepileptic Agents o Nature of Epilepsy o Drug subclass i.adverse effects and Hypnotic Drugs: Anxiety. and Hypnosis o Drug subclass: i. Antiparkinsonism Agents o Parkinsonism o Drug subclass presentati on . Tricyclic Antidepressants ii. Barbiturates o Antidepressant Drugs o Depression and biogenic amine theory of depression o Drug subclass: i. Hydantoins ii. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors o Psychotherapeutic Agents o Mental Disorders and their Classification o Drug subclass: i. Benzodiazepines iv. Antipsychotics/ Neuroleptic Drugs ii. Antimanic Drugs iii. Succinimides A. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors iii. Benzodiazepines ii. Barbiturates and Barbiturate-like Drugs iii.

Narcotic Antagonists v. Narcotic AgonistsAntagonists iv. Nondepolarizing . Narcotic Agonists ii. Dopaminergics B. Local Anesthesiatechniques of admnistration ii.i. Direct Acting Skeletal Muscle Antispasmodics o Narcotics and Anti-migraine drug o Pain perception o Migraine Headaches o Drug subclass i. Ergot Derivatives vi. General Anesthesiatypes and stages o Neuromuscular Blocking Agents o Neuromuscular Junction o Drug subclass i. Muscle Relaxants o Nerves and Movements o Neuromuscular abnormalities o Drug subclass i. Triptans o General and Local Anesthetics o Drug subclass i. Opiod Receptors iii. Anticholinergics ii. Centrally Acting Skelatal Muscle Relaxants ii.

7. onset. 4. 3. and duration Mechanism of Actions Therapeutic Actions and Indications Pharmacokinetics Contraindications and Cautions Adverse Effects Drug-drug Interactions Nursing Process • Clients receiving Benzodiazepines • Clients receiving Antidepressant Therapy • Clients receiving Conventional Antipsychotic Drugs • Clients receiving Levodopa Therapy • Clients receiving Drugs for Muscle Spasm • Clients receiving Opioid Therapy • Clients receiving NSAID Therapy • Clients receiving General Anesthesia Patient Teaching Checklist • SSRIs • Antipsychotic • Neurologic Drugs • Anti-epileptic Agents • Levodopa 1 hour Lecturediscussion Case Study Workbook Well written nursing diagnosis and NCP 30 minut es Reporting PowerPoin t presentati on Evaluation criteria . 6. 8.2. Neuromuscular Junction Blockers ii. 9. Depolarizing Neuromuscluar Junction Blockers o Sites of action. 5.

Categorize drugs Direct Acting Muscle Relaxant Anti-epileptic Agents Local Anesthetics Film Showing Lecture discussion PowerPoin t presentati on 1 hour Verbal feedback 0. ACE Inhinitors ii. Explain the pharmacotherapy of the following : a. Sodium Channel 6 hours Lecturediscussion PowerPoin t presentati on Paper and pencil test 1 .5 II. the students will be able to: 1. Drugs Class: o Antihypertensive Drugs o Renin-Angiotensin System o BP or Blood Pressure control o Factors affecting BP o Drug subclass: i. 3. Hypertensiv e conditions b. Calcium Channel Blockers iv. Coagulation disorders h. Lipid disorders c. Dysrythmia s g. Hematopoe itic disorders 2. Vasodilators v. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers iii. Drugs Acting on the CVS 1.CONCEPT ON OXYGENATION PERFUSION FUNCTIONAL HEALTH PATTERNS: Activity and Exercise Pattern • The Cardiovascular System or CVS • Diseases of the CVS • The Respiratory System: Upper Respiratory Tract and the Lower Respiratory Tract • Respiratory Pathology IIA.• • • Given relevant questions. Angina pectoris e. Hypotensive Agents o Antiarrythmic Agents o Cadiac Conduction o Automaticity of the Heart o Cardiac Arrythmias o Drug subclass: i. Myocardial infarction f. Describe the nurse’s role in the pharmacological management of those conditions. Heart failure d.

o o o Blockers or CLASS I Beta Adrenergic Antagonists or CLASS II iii. Potassium Channel Blockers or CLASS III iv. Calcium Channel Blocker or CLASS IV Antianginal Agents o Blood supply to myocardium o Coronary Artery Disease o Drug subclass: i. Cardiac Glycosides v. Calcium Channel Blockers Cardiotonic Agents o Cardiac Muscle Function o Congestive Heart Failure o Drug subclass: i. Beta-adrenergic Agents iv. Utilize nursing process to care for clients receiving drug therapy for cardiovascular disorders. 4. Nitrates ii. Bile-acid Binding Agents ii. Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors Lipid Lowering Agents o Metabolism of Fats o Drug subclass: i. Beta-adrenergic Blockers iii. Vasodilatros ii. .used in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders based on their classification and mechanism of actions. HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitors ii. Diuretics iii.

iii. Colony-stimulating Factors iii. Lepirudin o Drugs used to treat Anemias o Blood Components o Erythropoiesis o Anemia o Drug subclass: i. Epoietin Alfa ii. 4.75 . Fibric Acid Agents Drugs affecting Blood Coagulations o Blood Coagulation o Clot Resolution and Anticlotting o Drug subclass: i. 5. 3. 8. Protamine Sulfate.2. 6. 7. Iron supplements Mechanism of Actions Therapeutic Actions and Indications Pharmacokinetics Contraindications and Cautions Adverse Effects Drug-drug Interactions Nursing Process • Clients receiving diuretic therapy • Clients receiving Calcium Channel Blocker Therapy • Clients receiving ACE –Inhibitor Therapy • Clients receiving Vasodilator Therapy • Clients receiving Antidysrhythmic Therapy o 2 hours Lecturediscussion Case Study Workbook Well written nursing diagnosis and NCP 1 hour Reporting PowerPoin t presentati on Evaluation cirteri 0. Platelet EnhancerVitamin K.

Describe the nurse’s role in the pharmacological management of those conditions. Mechanism of Actions 3. Drugs Class: o Bronchodilators o Beta-Agonists o Methylxanthines o Anticholinegrics o Antitussives o Expectorants 2. Utilize nursing process to care for clients receiving drug • • Clients receiving Vasodilator Therapy Clients receiving Nitroglycerin Clients receiving Cardiac Glysocide Therapy Clients receiving HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitors Therapy Clients receiving Epoitein Alfa Clients receiving Ferrous Sulfate Lecturediscussion Film Showing 1 hour Paper and pencil test PowerPoin t presentati on 9. Patient Teaching Checklist • ACE Inhibitors • Anti-anginal Nitrates • Digoxin • HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitors • Oral Anticoagulants • Iron Preparations IIB. Categorize drugs used in the treatment of respiratory disorders based on their classification and mechanism of actions.• • • • Given relevant questions. 4. Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System 1. Therapeutic Actions and Indications 1 hour Well written nursing diagnosis and NCP Evaluation Criteria Lecturediscussion Case Study Workbook 15 minut es Reporting PowerPoin t presentati on . the students will be able to: 1. Explain the pharmacotherapy of the respiratory disorders. 3. 2.

4. CONCEPT ON FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES FUNCTIONAL HEALTH PATTERNS: Elimination Patterns • The Renal System • Renal Disorders IA. Potassium-losing Diuretics iv. Drugs Acting on the Renal System 1.5 2 hours Lecturediscussion PowerPoin t presentati on Paper and pencil test . Thiazides ii. 7. Osmotic Diuretics Film Showing Lecture discussion PowerPoin t presentati on 1 hour Verbal Feedback 0.therapy for respiratory disorders. Drug Class: o Diuretics o Renal Absorption and Secretion o Fluid and Electrolyte Balance o Renal Failure o Drug subclass: i. 5. Potassium-sparing Diuretics iii. Nursing Process • Clients receiving Antihistamine Therapy • Clients receiving Bronchodilator Therapy 9. Patient Teaching Checklist • Antihistamines III. Pharmacokinetics Contraindications and Cautions Adverse Effects Drug-drug Interactions 8. 6.

3. Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors o Urinary Tract Agents o Parenteral fluids and electrolytes o IVF: hypotonic. 6. Lecturediscussion Case Study 15 minut es Workbook 30 minut es Well written nursing diagnosis and NCP Evaluation Criteria Reporting 9. Potassium. 4. hypertonic. 7. 8.2. 5. Chloride Mechanism of Actions Therapeutic Actions and Indications Pharmacokinetics Contraindications and Cautions Adverse Effects Drug-drug Interactions Nursing Process • Clients receiving Diuretic Therapy v. Patient Teaching Checklist • Diuretic Agents • Urinary Tract Agents PowerPoin t presentati on GRADING SYSTEM: Theory: Major Exam Quizzes Requirements 40% 30% 10% . isotonic o Electrolytes: Sodium.

A. Lipincott Williams and Wilkins Inc. MAN JONDONERO.. COYOCA. Clinical Instructor III MODULE 2 Updated: January 2013 PROF. (2005). Focus on Nursing Pharmacology. RN. Pharmacology for Nursing Care. and McCuisition M. 5 th edition. GLORIA SHIELA E. MAN. RN. R. 5 th edition. Lehne. Elsevier Inc. 4 th edition. CLOWE College Dean . Hayes E.Ed. J. Instructor: Noted by: Approved by: JOHN PAUL BEN T.(2006). SILANG.Oral recitation Attitude and Attendance TOTAL RLE or Skills: Return Demonstration Exam Quizzes Attitude and Attendance TOTAL 10% 10% 100% 50% 20% 20% 10% 100% REFERENCES: Karch. RN. MSci. Pharmacology: A Nursing Approach. MAN Academic Coordinator PROF. (2011). Kee.

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