Study Guide for Clayton’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses,
Edition 19
By Michelle J. Willihnganz, MS, RN, CNE, Samuel L. Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh

Publication Date: 14 Mar 2022
Description

Reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology and prepare for success on the NCLEX-PN® exam! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 19th Edition, this study guide provides a variety of exercises to help you review and practice the LPN/LVN’s role in drug therapy and patient care. Review questions make it easier to achieve the chapter objectives from the textbook, and patient scenarios help you develop clinical judgment skills. Now with Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style case studies and questions, this study tool also ensures that you will be ready for the critical thinking questions on the NGN exam.

Key Features

  • Reader-friendly writing style and organization make it easier to review and practice nursing pharmacology concepts.
  • Variety of exercises reinforce your understanding with multiple-choice, matching, and select-all-that-apply questions, as well as crossword puzzles.
  • Questions on medication administration reinforce your knowledge of drugs and safety in performing procedures.

New Features

  • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style questions provide practice for the new question formats on the NGN licensure exam.
  • NEW! Case studies in clinical chapters allow you to review, practice, and apply clinical judgment skills.
  • NEW! Updated exercises cover the new content in the text, including newly approved pharmaceutical drugs and treatments.
About the author
By Michelle J. Willihnganz, MS, RN, CNE, RCTC Nursing Instructor at Rochester Community and Technical College, Rochester, Minnesota; Samuel L. Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP, Associate Professor, Health Science at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University. Indianapolis, IN
Table of Contents

Unit 1: Applying Pharmacology to Nursing Practice

1. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources

2. Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions

3. Drug Action Across the Life Span

4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology

5. Patient Education to Promote Health

Unit 2: Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration

6. Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety

7. Percutaneous Administration

8. Enteral Administration

9. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications

10. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes

11. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route

Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems

12. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

13. Drugs Used for Sleep

14. Drugs Used for Neurodegenerative Disorders (NEW!)

15. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders

16. Drugs Used for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders

17. Drugs Used for Psychoses

18. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders

19. Drugs Used for Pain Management Unit 4: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

20. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

21. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias

22. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension

23. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias

24. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris

25. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease

26. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders

27. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure

28. Drugs Used for Diuresis

Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

29. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease

30. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease

Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Digestive System

31. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders

32. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease

33. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting

34. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea

Unit 7: Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System

35. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus

36. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease

37. Corticosteroids

38. Gonadal Hormones

Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System

39. Drugs Used in Obstetrics

40. Drugs Used in Men’s and Women’s Health

Book details
ISBN: 9780323812597
Page Count: 200
Retail Price : £31.99
Audience

Students in LPN/LVN programs (49,556 enrollments) and students in ADN programs (141,342 enrollments) 2017 IPEDS data