I have a Master's in Nursing, specializing in Adult Education, and the ability to use various teaching/learning methods to assist clients in meeting their needs and being successful. I have more than 43 years of nursing experience, including a six-year tour as a U.S. Navy Hospital Corpman, specializing in cardio-pulmonary medicine and diving medicine. In 2005, I researched, designed, created, and taught a re-entry course (approved by the state Board of Nursing) for nurses who had been out... [more]
I have a MN-Ed, BS (Sociology) and RN. I have taught RN/LPN Refresher/re-entry courses for over 10+ years. These courses require the inclusion of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as it relates to specific medication and its relationship to pathophysiology. A cursive review of anatomy is also covered. The twelve rights of medication administration are covered, as well administration of medication by various routes based on the mechanism of absorption. Side effects, Adverse Effects, Anaphylaxis, and management of client's reported symptoms and signs are also taught. Different types of drug interactions are stressed as many clients take more than 3 medications at a time. References are given to the students for their use in the clinical arenas.