Unit 1 Fundamental Concepts and Principles of Pharmacology 2 Unit 1 Fundamental Concepts and Principles of PharmacologyTable of Contents Unit 1 — Fundamental Concepts and Principles of Pharmacology 1. Introduction to Pharmacology and Drug Regulations in Canada 2. Drug Classes and Schedules in Canada 3. Pharmacokinetics 4. Pharmacodynamics Unit 2 — Pharmacology and the Nurse—Client Relationship 5. The Nursing Process in Pharmacology 6. Life Span Considerations in Pharmacology Unit 3 — Professional, Personal, and Cultural Influences on Pharmacotherapy 7. Individual, Psychosocial, and Cultural Influences on Drug Responses 8. Drug Effects, Adverse Reactions, and Interactions 9. Principles of Drug Administration 10. Medication Incidents and Risk Reduction 11. Complementary and Alternative Therapies and Their Roles in Pharmacotherapy in Canada Unit 4 — Pharmacology of Alterations in the Autonomic Nervous System 12. Brief Review of the Autonomic Nervous System and Neurotransmitters 13. Pharmacotherapy with Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists 14. Pharmacotherapy with Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists Unit 5 — Pharmacology of Alterations in the Central Nervous System 15. Brief Review of the Central Nervous System 16. Pharmacotherapy of Anxiety and Sleep Disorders 17. Pharmacotherapy of Emotional and Mood Disorders 18. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Pharmacotherapy of Attention Deficit and Hyperactive Disorders 19. Pharmacotherapy of Psychoses 20. Pharmacotherapy of Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System 21. Pharmacotherapy of Seizures 22. Pharmacotherapy of Muscle Spasms and Spasticity 23. Pharmacotherapy of Pain and Migraine 24. Pharmacology of Local and General Anesthesia 25. Pharmacotherapy in Substances of Abuse and Addictions Unit 6 — Pharmacology of Alterations in the Endocrine System 26. Brief Review of the Endocrine System 27. Pharmacotherapy of the Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disorders 28. Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus 29. Pharmacotherapy of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders 30. Corticosteroids and Pharmacotherapy of Adrenal Disorders 31. Pharmacotherapy of disorders of the Female Reproductive System 32. Pharmacotherapy of Disorders of the Male Reproductive System Unit 7 — Pharmacology of Alterations in the Gastrointestinal System 33. Brief Review of the Gastro-Intestinal System 34. Pharmacotherapy of Peptic Ulcer Disease 35. Pharmacotherapy of Bowel Disorders and Other Gastro-Intestinal Alterations...Show More
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