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Basics of PharmacotherapyLaajuus (2 cr)

Code: SWZZ1530


2 op

Teaching language

  • English


- knows the components of safe medication therapy
- understands nursing responsibilities in medication
- is able to determinate correctly the prescribed dosage of medication


- Key legislation, guidance and control in Finland.
- Basic concepts of medication
- Medication forms and routes of administration, pharmacokinetics
- Administration and monitoring of safe pharmacological treatment
- Mathematical skills needed in drug calculation



Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Exams and assignment passed. Drug calculations exam: all answers must be correct. The Student has reached the aims set for this course and demonstrates competence in the exams and in the assignment.