Pharmacology content in undergraduate nursing programs: is there enough to support nurses in providing safe and effective care?

@article{Manias2009PharmacologyCI,
  title={Pharmacology content in undergraduate nursing programs: is there enough to support nurses in providing safe and effective care?},
  author={Elizabeth Manias},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={1-3}
}
Nurses play a very important role in managing patients’ medications in hospitals and in the community. Managing medications is complex, particularly for patients who have many coexisting conditions for whom therapeutic benefits and adverse effects are unpredictable and health priorities may be variable. As the main health professionals who spend an enormous amount of time interacting with patients, nurses need to have adequate knowledge in pharmacology to enable them to provide safe and high… CONTINUE READING