Nursing Pharmacology Exam #1 Study Guide
MDC Nursing Prof. Taylor Pharmacology Exam 1 Review. Don't need to read book. My study guide is very detailed. I studied this and got an A on the first test. All information comes straight out of the book used for class. Covers: Development of Pharmacology (General Process), Respect for persons, Beneficence, Justice, Classes of Controlled Substances, generic name, drug classification, chemical name, official name, trade/brand name, pharmacokinetics, absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, drug interaction, pharmacokinetic interactions, pharmacodynamic interactions, agonist, antagonist, trough, side effects, adverse drug reactions (ADRs), drug toxicity, dose-response relationship, maximal efficacy, onset, peak, duration of action, malfeasance, misfeasance, nonfeasance, transcultural assessment definition, transcultural assessment model, st. John's wort, ginger, gingko biloba, aloe vera, saw palmetto, garlic, tumeric, kava, valerian, rights of medication administration, drug reconciliation, disposal of medications, sharps, counterfeit drugs, high-alert medications, prevention of medication errors, hypertonic solution, isotonic solution, hypotonic solution, diffusion, active transport, osmosis, different types of IV fluids, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, phosphorus, hormones, endocrine glands, growth hormone, somatropin (Genotropin), octreotide (Sandostatin), bromocriptine, hypothyroidism: symptoms and treatment, hyperthyroidism: symptoms and treatment, Thyroid Hormone: Replacement and Anti-thyroid Drugs Assessment & Nursing Interventions,Hyperparathyroidism: Symptoms and Treatment, Glucocorticoids - Action/use, Dosing, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Hypoglycemia: Signs and Symptoms and Treatment, Anatomy of Pancreas: Lack of Insulin, Insulin (Rapid, Short, Intermediate, Long acting); Patient Teaching and Nursing Interventions, Insulin: Patient Teaching and Nursing Interventions, lipodystrophy: side effects, somogyi effect, dawn phenomenon, insulin methods of administration, insulin sliding scale, insulin storage, diabetes: types of diabetes, insulin resistance, guidelines for oral diabetes, first-generation sulfonylureas, second-generation sulfonylureas, metformin (Glucophage) - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Thiazolidinediones - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Incretin Modifiers - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Meglitinides - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Byetta - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Diazoxide (Proglycem) - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications, Glucagon - Action/Use, Side Effects, Nursing Implications.