Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 7th Edition

Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology

7th Edition

By Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, PhD, ANP/GNP, Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Editor, JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.


Unit One: General Principles of Pharmacology

1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN Practice

2. Patient Teaching and Health Literacy

3. Legal Aspects Affecting the Administration of Medications

4. Foundations and Principles of Pharmacology

5. Lifespan and Cultural Modifications

6. Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Herbal Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion

Unit Two: Principles of Medication Administration

7. Review of Mathematical Principles

8. Mathematical Equivalents Used in Pharmacology

9. Calculating Drug Dosages

10. Preparing and Administering Medications

Unit Three: Drug Groups

11. Allergy and Respiratory Medications

12. Antiinfective Medications

13. Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications

14. Antineoplastic Medications

15. Cardiovascular and Renal Medications

16. Central and Peripheral Nervous System Medications

17. Medications for Pain Management

18. Antiinflammatory, Musculoskeletal, and Antiarthritis Medications

19. Gastrointestinal Medications

20. Hematologic Products

21. Hormones and Steroids

22. Immunologic Medications

23. Topical Medications

24. Vitamins and Minerals

Medication Cards

Inside back cover quick-reference resources: The Joint Commission Official Do Not Use List, Must-Know Drugs, Do-Not-Confuse Drugs