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BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 1 Assignment  

Homework is to be presented as a short (50-100-word) paragraph response for each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.

Which dosage forms are most appropriate for administering drugs to pediatric patients? Adults?

What are the processes involved in disintegration and dissolution?

Give a definition of pharmacokinetics.

Examine the processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion, and explain why they occur in this order.

What determines the absorption ability of a drug?

Give a definition of the term pharmacodynamics.

Compare the different ways drugs can interact with the body, depending on their mechanism of action.

What relationship is there between drug response relationships, serum-concentration profile, and drug manufacturing?

How does an adverse effect of a drug occur? What are the causes of some drug-drug interactions?

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

 

BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 2 Assignment  

Homework is to be presented as a short (50-100-word) paragraph response for each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.

Why are drugs classified in the categories they are?

Give a description of the actions of drugs in each category.

What is chemotherapy and which diseases are treated this way?

Give examples of how contrast media are used to produce an image.

Compare ionic and non-ionic contrast media.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

 

 

 

 

BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 3 Assignment  

Homework is to be presented as a short (50-100-word) response to the topics given below. Be sure to clearly address each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.

Identify the regulations concerning venipuncture, drug administration, and IV medication and how these standards in your field.

Explain the repercussions that could arise from violating these standards.

What are the responsibilities of a person in your health care position during a code arrest?

Discuss the repercussions that could arise, both for the patient and you, in regards to injection of contrast media.

Explain the organization of the information supplied in the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR).

What are the benefits of physicians using PDAs in ordering prescriptions for their patients?

Compare the ratings of addictive drugs on the controlled drug standard. Give an example of each category.

What are some reasons the imaging professional should chart carefully? In which ways is charting accomplished?

Which examinations require charting and how is this done?

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

 

BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 4 Assignment  

Homework is to be presented as a short (50-100-word) paragraph response for each question. Be sure to clearly address each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.

Define the term conscious sedation.

Describe the symptoms of a patient needing conscious sedation and how this decision would be made.

What is the primary effect of sedation and why is it important for patients to be closely monitored for even the simplest procedure?

How would sedation dose affect different patients?

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

 

 

 

 

BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 5 Assignment  

Homework is to be presented as a short (50-100-word) paragraph response for each question. The assignment is to be submitted as a Microsoft Word document electronically to the instructor.

Explain the process and purpose of the Five Rights.

What are the various methods of drug administration? Explain why one method may be chosen over another.

Assess the conditions under which a chest tube is placed and the maintenance and precautions needed.

What purpose do arterial venous lines serve and which vessels are they placed in.

Why is a pulmonary arterial line not an arterial line in the strictest sense of the word?

Organize a plan for your participation in a code.

What are the general requirements for a code cart setup?

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

 

BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 2 Assignment  

Classifying Drugs

Using the text and the Internet, such as the PDR website, classify each of the following drugs and include a generic name, if possible. Also, list the clinical usage of each and the adverse effects that could arise.

Use the Classifying Drugs Template when completing this assignment.

Atropine

Dexamethasone

Adenosine

Neo-Synephrine

Epinephrine

Lanoxin

Benydryl

Glucagon

Vasopressin

Nitroglycerin

Dopamine

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

 

BIO316V Pharmacology for Health Care Professional

Week 3 Assignment  

Procedures and Protocols Assignment

Using the GCU Online Library and the Internet, research three sources and write a 750-1,500-word essay on the topic provided below.

Topic: There are many ethical and moral decisions to be made when drugs are available in a health care facility. As a department manager, develop a set of procedures and protocols regarding the handling, storing, and monitoring of drugs. Be sure to include generic drugs, controlled drugs, and all charting that may be necessary. Apply your policies to Deanna, an employee who takes anti-inflammatory drugs home for her personal use.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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