NUR231 Drug Therapy - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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NUR231 Drug Therapy

This course introduces you to basic pathophysiology and fundamental principles of pharmacology in order to understand how drugs work and interact with the human body. This course is crucial in promoting safe medication administration, reducing harm and promoting the Quality Use of Medicines because nurses and midwives care for patients receiving complex medication regimes. You will be able to know and apply professional, ethical and legal codes and standards to decision making and practice in medication administration.

Course detail

NUR141 or NUR116 or HLT132 and LFS103 or HLT100 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392, SC393
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
  • Caboolture: Semester 1
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 1
  • Gympie: Semester 1
Student contribution band
Band 1
Tuition fee
3.1: Nursing, Midwifery, Foreign Languages
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Course outline

NUR231 Course Outline Semester 1, 2021 (PDF 84KB)

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