Nurses' knowledge of pharmacology behind drugs they commonly administer.

@article{Ndosi2009NursesKO,
  title={Nurses' knowledge of pharmacology behind drugs they commonly administer.},
  author={Mwidimi Ndosi and Rob Newell},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={570-80; discussion 620}
}
AIM To determine if nurses had adequate pharmacology knowledge of the drugs they commonly administer. BACKGROUND Literature suggests that nurses have insufficient pharmacology knowledge. We also know that nurses and teachers of pharmacology are not satisfied with the amount of pharmacology taught in preregistration programmes in the UK. There is a lack of primary research on nurses' knowledge of pharmacology for the purpose of drug administration. DESIGN We used a non-experimental causal… CONTINUE READING

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