Table 1.

Content of an Online Pharmacotherapy Course for Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students

ModulesTopics CoveredDrug Information Activity Topic
Module 1: Background/Tools for the CourseRegulation of MedicationsPackage Inserts
Medication Disposal
Drug Information
Basic Pharmacology
Drug Effects and Adverse Drug Reactions
Calculations
Module 2: Infectious Disease and the Respiratory SystemOverview of AntibioticsVaccinations
Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary
Disease
Smoking Cessation
Vaccinations & Immunizations
Module 3: The Central Nervous SystemDepression & AnxietyAlzheimer's Disease
Pain Management
Constipation
Contraception
Insomnia & Sleep Hygiene
Module 4: The Cardiovascular SystemHypertension & Heart FailureHerbal Products
Dyslipidemia
Anticoagulation
Module 5: The Endocrine SystemDiabetesHypothyroidism
Osteoporosis