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Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology, 7th Edition
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Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology, 7th Edition

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Pharmacology Online is a customizable hybrid online course, featuring user-friendly, ready-to-use modules and a flexible library of online assets. Organized by unit to match Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach, 7th Edition, this course includes interactive case studies that immerse you in true-to-life scenarios and challenge you to make critical choices in patient care and teaching. Self-study modules covering basic principles of pharmacology, durg calculation review, and key drug classes feature animations and quizzes, interactive learning activities for each unit, NCLEX® examination-style practice quizzes, electronic flash cards, and care planning activities. Plus, unique "Roadside Assistance" video clips use humor and analogy to bring difficult concepts to life. When used together, these engaging online study modules and interactive assets promote "learning by doing" and make it fun to learn nursing pharmacology.

  • 21 self-study modules — including 6 new to this edition — cover both basic principles of pharmacology and key disorders and drug classes using illustrations, animations, integrated learning activities, and dynamic hyperlinks.
  • Case studies with accompanying quizzes use true-to-life clinical scenarios to help you "learn by doing" in the safety of a virtual clinical setting.
  • NCLEX examination-style practice quizzes for each unit offer valuable review and test preparation with 10 to 15 self-scoring questions and rationales.
  • Interactive, game-like learning activities make it fun to test your knowledge of critical drug content.
  • A collection of 16 unique "Roadside Assistance" video clips feature nationally known pharmacologist/speaker Alan P. Agins, PhD, who presents core pharmacology concepts with humor and analogy.
  • Electronic flash cards provide a quick and easy way to memorize information about major drugs, drug classes, and pharmacologic principles.
  • Care planning activities present brief case studies along with care plan templates that challenge you to use your pharmacology knowledge to plan patient care.
  • Discussion questions facilitate virtual classroom discussions that are critical to learning in an online environment.
  • Animations visually demonstrate and clarify complex concepts.
  • An integrated drug handbook serves as a convenient reference and adds to the simulated, true-to-life clinical environment.
  • An audio glossary presents both a definition and an audio pronunciation clip for approximately 1,400 terms and drug names.
  • New organization strengthens the connection between the online course and the textbook by combining corresponding self-study modules, videos, and animations into folders that match up with each textbook unit.
  • Dynamic new self-study modules go beyond basic pharmacologic principles to help you better understand key drug information related to areas such as HIV/AIDS, asthma, pain, peptic ulcer disease, antihypertensives, and antilipemic drugs.

UNIT ONE: A NURSE'S PERSPECTIVE OF PHARMACOLOGY

(To accompany Chapters 1-4)

Self Study Module: Overview of Pharmacology

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmaceutics

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 1: Absorption

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 2: Distribution

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 3: Metabolism

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 4: Excretion

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacodynamics 1: Plasma Drug Concentrations

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacodynamics 2: Drug Receptor Theory

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacotherapeutics 1: Drug-Drug Interactions

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacotherapeutics 2: Drug-Food and Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Self Study Module Quiz

Self Study Module: Pharmacotherapeutics 3: Medication Misadventures

Self Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Medication Errors and Medication Administration

Case Study Quiz

Discussion Questions

Flash Cards

Interactive Learning Activities

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination

Roadside Assistance Videos

Animations

UNIT TWO: DRUG CALCULATIONS

(To accompany Chapter 5)

Self Study Module: Drug Calculation Review

Self Study Module Quiz

Discussion Questions

Flash Cards

Interactive Learning Activities

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination

Roadside Assistance Videos

Animations

UNIT THREE: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PHARMACOLOGY

(To accompany Chapters 6-14)

Case Study: The Elderly and Polypharmacy

Case Study Quiz

Case Study: Herbal Therapy

Case Study Quiz

Discussion Questions

Care Planning Activity: Substance Abuse

Care Planning Activity: Herbal Supplements

Flash Cards

Interactive Learning Activities

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination

Roadside Assistance Videos

Animations

UNIT FOUR: NUTRITION AND ELECTROLYTES

(To accompany Chapters 15-17)

Case Study: Nutrition

Case Study Quiz

Discussion Questions

Care Planning Activity: Drug-Induced Hypokalemia

Flash Cards

Interactive Learning Activities

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination

Roadside Assistance Videos

Animations

UNIT FIVE: AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS

(To accompany Chapters 18-19)

Self Study Module: Neuropharmacology

Self Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Dopamine for Heart Failure

Case Study Quiz

Discussion Questions

Flash Cards

Interactive Learning Activities

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination

Roadside Assistance Videos

Animations

UNIT SIX: NEUROLOGIC AND NEUROMUSCULAR AGENTS

(To accompany Chapters 20-24)

Case Study: Antiseizure/Antiepileptic Medications

Case Study Quiz

Case Study: Multiple Sclerosis

Case Study Quiz

Discussion Questions

Care Planning Activity: Obesity

Care Planning Activity: Parkinson's Disease

Care Planning Activity: Myasthenia Gravis

Flash Cards

Interactive Learning Activities

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination

Roadside Assistance Videos

Animations

UNIT SEVEN: PAIN AND INFLAMMATION MANAGEMENT AGENTS

(To accompany Chapters 25-26)

Self Study Module: Pain NEW!

Self Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Pain

Case Study Quiz

Discussion Questions

Care Planning Activit

Joyce LeFever Kee, MS, RN, Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Evelyn R. Hayes, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, RN, ANP, CNS, Professor, South University, Richmond Campus, Glen Allen, Virginia, Patricia Neafsey, RD, PhD, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Nancy Haugen, RN, MN, PhD, Associate Professor and ABSN Program Chair, School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA, USA and Alan P. Agins, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI; President, PRN Associates, Continuing Healthcare Education, Tucson, Arizona

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