Pharmacology Principles: Roadside Assistance (DVD and Workbook)

1st Edition


  • Print ISBN 9780323044158

Key Features

  • DVD features Alan Agins in 10 presentations (40 minutes) of dynamic video footage covering the core pharmacology principles all nursing students need to know.
  • Workbook introduces, summarizes, and reinforces the principles depicted in the DVD.
  • Each workbook module concludes with a variety of learning activities and a Test Your Knowledge quiz section including NCLEX„¥ examination-style review questions.
  • Individual DVD/workbook modules address drug therapy for pediatric, older adult, and pregnant and lactating patients.
  • Glossary reviews important, often confusing, terminology.
  • Unique approach engages and teaches in a way no other pharmacology text can.

Table of Contents

1. Pharmacology: Speaking the Language

2. Know Your Rights

3. Pharmacokinetics I

4. Pharmacokinetics II

5. Pharmacodynamics

6. Medication Errors

7. Drug Therapy with Pediatric Patients

8. Drug Therapy with Older Adults

9. Drug Therapy with Pregnant and Lactating Patients

10. It’s All About the Patient


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About the authors

Alan Agins

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI; President, PRN Associates, Continuing Healthcare Education, Tucson, Arizona

Kathleen Gutierrez

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Practice, Littleton, CO; Associate Professor School of Nursing, University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO