NUR 202: Psych/Public Health Pharmacology

Class Program
Credits 1

Students are introduced to principles and practice of psychotropic medication treatment of major mental disorders. Emphasis is on drug classifications, pharmacological action, dosage, side effects, nursing implications and the reason medications are prescribed for individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depressive disorders, and anxiety disorders. Emphasis is also placed on the role of herbal, homeopathic, and over-the counter medications in the community.

Prerequisite or Corequisite
Prerequisite Courses

All Nursing 100 level courses