Pharmacology for Advanced Practice (NURS5088)


This unit of study aims to empower the advanced practice nurse through an in depth understanding of medications in relation to their origin, chemical structure, preparation, administration, their actions on physiological and pathophysiological processes and their metabolism and excretion.

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distance education/intensive on campus ; up to 4 study days


assignment (15%) and case study (10%) and medication review (25%) and 2hr exam (50%)

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If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

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