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Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology for Nursing Care (User Guide and Access Code)
Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology for Nursing Care (User Guide and Access Code) , 8th Edition
By Richard A. Lehne, PhD, Patricia Neafsey, RD, PhD, Nancy Haugen, RN, MN, PhD, James L. King, Vicky J. King, Kathy Rose, RN, MSN and Alan P. Agins, PhD
Apr 24, 2012 ISBN: 9781455725465
Suggested retail price $76.95

Help your students learn interactively and practice applying their knowledge of nursing pharmacology in this hands-on, visually engaging online course! Using self-study modules, interactive case studies, videos, animations, NCLEX® Examination-style quizzes, and interactive activities, this unit-by-unit companion to Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition helps them master key principles in nursing pharmacology and perfect the critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills necessary for success in nursing practice.

  • NEW! Self-study module on pharmacotherapy of atherogenic dyslipidemia focuses on the role of lipid-lowering drugs in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease.
  • NEW! Two new interactive case studies (with corresponding quizzes) cover anticoagulants and drugs for anemia.
  • NEW! Enhanced discussion questions develop students' 'clinical imagination' by having them apply content from textbook readings and from directed literature searches to address true-to-life clinical situations like those they will encounter in nursing practice.
  • NEW! Updated Online Drug Handbook provides hands-on practice in consulting an up-to-date drug reference for clinical decision-making.
  • NEW! Updated content coordinates with the 8th Edition of the Lehne text and includes information on the major new drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses.
  • UNIQUE! Roadside Assistance video clips hosted by renowned pharmacologist and speaker Alan P. Agins, PhD, infuse difficult content with humor and relevance for easier understanding.
  • 21 self-study modules provide a thorough introduction to the basic principles of pharmacology, drug calculations, and several major drug content areas using an interactive combination of media: text, animations, illustrations, integrated active learning exercises, and dynamic hyperlinks.
  • 27 interactive case studies immerse students in true-to-life clinical scenarios and enable hands-on learning in the safety of a virtual setting, accompanied by rationales and remediation tools to help them improve their understanding of correct and incorrect choices.
  • Self-study module quizzes and case study quizzes ensure that students have mastered the content related to each module and case before moving on.
  • 275 interactive learning activities test students' knowledge of critical drug content in a fun, game-like format.
  • NCLEX® examination-style quizzes for every chapter (110 total) prepare students for the pharmacology questions they will encounter on the NCLEX exam and provide rationales and textbook page references to streamline remediation.
  • Discussion questions facilitate virtual classroom conversations on current issues in pharmacology.
  • 42 animations accompanied by voiceover narrations are integrated into the self-study modules to clarify concepts.
  • 20 care planning activities challenge students to apply what they've learned to the planning of patient care.
  • An online drug handbook is accessible within self-study modules and case studies.
  • An audio glossary helps students master definitions and pronunciations for more than 1,400 terms and drug names.

UNIT I. INTRODUCTION

Self-Study Module: The Chemistry of Pharmacology

Self-Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Medication Errors and Medication Administration

Case Study Quiz: Medication Errors and Medication Administration

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 1-3)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 1-3)

UNIT II. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY

Self-Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 1: Absorption

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 2: Distribution

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 3: Metabolism

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 4: Excretion

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacokinetics 5: Time Course of Drug Responses

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacodynamics 1: Dose-Response Relationships and Receptors

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacodynamics 2: Drug-Receptor Interactions

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacodynamics 3: Therapeutic Index

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Drug Interactions 1: Drug-Drug Interactions

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Drug Interactions 2: Drug-Food and Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacotherapeutics: Medication Misadventures

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Drug Calculation Review

Self-Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Herbal Therapy

Case Study Quiz: Herbal Therapy

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 4-8)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 4-8)

UNIT III. DRUG THERAPY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

Case Study: The Elderly and Polypharmacy

Case Study Quiz: The Elderly and Polypharmacy

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 9-11)

Flash Cards (for Chapters 9-11)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 9-11)

UNIT IV. PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS

Self-Study Module: Neuropharmacology

Self-Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Dopamine for Heart Failure

Case Study Quiz: Dopamine for Heart Failure

Case Study: Multiple Sclerosis

Case Study Quiz: Multiple Sclerosis

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Myasthenia Gravis

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 12-19)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 12-19)

UNIT V. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS

Self-Study Module: Pain

Self-Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Pain

Case Study Quiz: Pain

Case Study: Antidepressants

Case Study Quiz: Antidepressants

Case Study : Antiseizure/Antiepileptic Medications

Case Study Quiz: Antiseizure/Antiepileptic Medications

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Parkinson's Disease

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Substance Abuse

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 20-40)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 20-40)

UNIT VI. DRUGS THAT AFFECT FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE

Case Study: Diuretics and Potassium Imbalances

Case Study Quiz: Diuretics and Potassium Imbalances

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Drug-Induced Hypokalemia

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 41-42)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 41-42)

UNIT VII. DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART, BLOOD VESSELS, AND BLOOD

Self-Study Module: Antihypertensives

Self-Study Module Quiz

Self-Study Module: Pharmacotherapy of Atherogenic Dyslipidemia (NEW!)

Self-Study Module Quiz (NEW!)

Case Study: Antiangina Medications and Coronary Heart Disease

Case Study Quiz: Antiangina Medications and Coronary Heart Disease

Case Study: Medications for Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Case Study Quiz: Medications for Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Case Study: Anticoagulants (NEW!)

Case Study Quiz: Anticoagulants (NEW!)

Case Study: Anemia (NEW!)

Case Study Quiz: Anemia (NEW!)

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Hypertension

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Hyperlipidemia

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 43-56)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 43-56)

UNIT VIII. DRUGS FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS

Self-Study Module: Medications for Diabetes Mellitus

Self-Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Oral Antidiabetic Medications

Case Study Quiz: Oral Antidiabetic Medications

Case Study: Hypothyroidism Therapy in Pregnancy

Case Study Quiz: Hypothyroidism Therapy in Pregnancy

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Addison's disease

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 57-60)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 57-60)

UNIT IX. WOMEN'S HEALTH

Case Study: Oral Contraception

Case Study Quiz: Oral Contraception

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Infertility

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 61-64)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 61-64)

UNIT X. MEN'S HEALTH

Case Study: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Case Study Quiz: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Erectile Dysfunction

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 65-66)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 65-66)

UNIT XI. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTIALLERGIC, AND IMMUNOLOGIC DRUGS

Case Study: Immunizations

Case Study Quiz: Immunizations

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Transplantation

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 67-72)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 67-72)

UNIT XII. DRUGS FOR BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS

Case Study: Osteoporosis Therapy

Case Study Quiz: Osteoporosis Therapy

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Rheumatoid arthritis

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 73-75)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 73-75)

UNIT XIII. RESPIRATORY TRACT DRUGS

Self-Study Module: Medications for Asthma

Self-Study Module Quiz

Case Study: Asthma

Case Study Quiz: Asthma

Care Planning Activity and Answer Guidelines: Rhinitis, Seasonal Allergies

Discussion Questions

Interactive Learning Activities [with Flashcards] (for Chapters 76-77)

Practice Quizzes for the NCLEX Examination (for Chapters 76-77)

UNIT XIV. GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS

Self-Study Module: Medications for Peptic Ulcer Disease with H. pylori

Self-Study Mod