Kursnamn Drug Therapy
Kursdatum 02.02.2023 - 16.04.2023
Yrkeshögskolan Yrkeshögskolan Novia
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 3 SP

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Anmälningstid 21.12.2022 - 22.01.2023
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Drug Therapy

02.02.2023 - 16.04.2023


Target Group: Students in the field of health care.

Learning Goals: After course student will

master advanced drug therapy in nursing care and recognize personal responsibility in drug handling, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

  • know the active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • know the generic name for drugs used when treating the most common diseases
  • 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


Prerequisites: Anatomy and physiology, Basic clinical nursing skills & Medical Treatment.


Assessment criteria Graded on a scale from 0-5

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

Online studies. Information will be given to the student through Moodle a week before the course start.

Time frame: 2.2-16.4.2023


Requirements: Safe exam browser. Can be downloaded from Moodle.