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Become a Master in Nursing Pharmacology

Confidently tackle one of the toughest topics in nursing school

Pharmacology for nurses

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Pharmacology is one of the more difficult classes in nursing school due to tough requirements regarding names, side effects, interventions and usages of medications. In the NCLEX, Pharmacology takes 15 % of the entire examination. Rhonda Lawes, an Assistant Professor in a College of Nursing, will provide you with the best pharmacology test prep in a professional, but also funny and, most importantly, effective way.

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This pharmacology video course includes

34+ hours

Pharmacology video content.

5 minutes

Average time per video.

1,000+ questions

For better recall.

34+ hours

Pharmacology video content.

5 minutes

Average time per video.

1,000+ questions

For better recall.

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Awesome reviews

The presenter presents the information very well, better than my current professors. She makes learning enjoyable, which I think is important. The reviews keeps you intrigued with the information being presented. Her lectures leaves a memorable impression. - Nadean

Amazing lecture!

I liked the way miss Rhonda explains the subject, she made it easy and fun to memorize. - Azael

Lovin pharm!

Such a simple way to remember metabolism! I also was not taught about P450, so this allowed me to have a better connection. - Devon

Great Instructor

Thanks for these excellent videos- great instructor. Keeping things moving at a good pace and highlighting the key points. - Karen

Simple Learning

I like how simply the medications and diseases are taught. It is easier than my schooling and helps with my test grades. - Angela

Great videos if you need to brush up your knowledge

I’m a nurse who retired a few years ago and decided to come back in order to help with Covid. I find the lecturio videos really great to brush up on previous notions that are a bit far since I took nursing at university. - Christian

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While watching Lecturio’s pharmacology video lectures, you’ll be shown recall questions not only to test your understanding but also to empower your active learning. Are you ready to test your knowledge?

About your pharmacology educator, Rhonda

Rhonda Lawes, PhD(c)

Rhonda Lawes is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) and Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma. She worked as a nurse manager at the Saint Francis Hospital and the Broken Arrow Medical Center. She has completed her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Oklahoma State University.

Rhonda Lawes, PhD(c)

Rhonda Lawes is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) and Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma. She worked as a nurse manager at the Saint Francis Hospital and the Broken Arrow Medical Center. She has completed her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Oklahoma State University.

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Frequently asked questions about pharmacology

1. What is Pharmacology Nursing?

Pharmacology Nursing is a science that draws on your prerequisites such as; physiology, microbiology, chemistry, and psychology. You can now apply your knowledge base into pharmacology for nursing to learn about drugs.

2. How do I study Pharmacology Nursing? What is the best way to study Pharmacology Nursing?

This is a very common question for every nursing student in pharmacology. Ultimately, the answer varies per student. We highly suggest you start by identifying your learning style because pharmacology resonates differently from one person to the next. After you understand your learning style, you should then refer to Lecturio’s Pharmacology (Nursing) lectures with Dr. Rhonda Lawes. Regardless if you are at the beginning of your courses or have taken a few exams already, these lectures will assist you with your studies and set you up for success on the next exam.

3. How do I succeed in Pharmacology Nursing?

Succeeding in Pharmacology Nursing means using  a mix  of study tools, tips & resources. Begin with being present during your class lectures. Not just showing up, but taking effective notes that’ll make sense to you both during and after classes. During lectures be sure to ask nursing pharmacology questions when you find yourself stuck on a concept. Another resource we highly recommend taking advantage of is your instructors’ office hours. These hours are there to benefit you. Pharmacology nursing doesn’t come easy, but your instructor is there to help. The last tip would be to get organized. Pharmacology is loaded up with hundreds of drug names and how they work in the body, for the body, and how they interact with one another. Find what works for you when it comes to clustering the necessary details for each drug. Taking the time to create concept maps, pharmacology nursing flashcards, and/or categorizing which drug affects which body systems can assist you towards success. Whatever you find works for you…practice it and stick with it!

4. How do I study pharmacology in nursing school?

As suggested above, taking the time to create concept maps, pharmacology nursing flashcards, and/or categorizing which drug affects which body systems can assist you towards success. Ideally, you wouldn’t have time to do all 3 suggestions but start early! Pre-reading before class and adding as you go more in depth in lecture. Whatever you find that works for you…practice it and stick with it!

5. What do you learn in nursing pharmacology?

In a pharmacology course you will learn about a multitude of drugs. Within this course you will gain an understanding as to why and how drugs are essential for nursing practice. You will learn what a particular drug was created for, how it works inside the body, how it affects the body, and also how to master dosage calculation. You will deepen your comprehension about pharmacology for nurses from both a pathophysiological approach and as a patient-centered nursing approach. Both approaches encompass the knowledge a nurse must carry once working in the nursing field.

6. How to study pharmacology in nursing school?

As suggested above, taking the time to create concept maps, pharmacology nursing flashcards, and/or maybe categorizing which drug affects which body systems can assist you towards success. Ideally, you wouldn’t have time to do all 3 suggestions, but start early. Pre-reading prior to class and adding as you go more in depth in lecture. Whatever you find that works for you…practice it and stick with!

7. How does this Lecturio Med-Surg course help me pass?

Med-Surg and pharmacology for nursing tend to go hand and hand, because as you learn the lists of drugs in pharmacology you will then be able to apply that knowledge with the multiple disorders you will cover in your med-surg course. Gaining a clear understanding for both courses will allow you to connect the material and provide effective care for your patients in your role as a registered nurse.

8. What’s included in Lecturio’s Medical-Surgical Nursing course?

Medical–surgical nursing is a challenging part of every nursing career. Coordination, multitasking, and high-level critical thinking skills are only some of the requirements. Professor Rhonda, guides you through the different fields of med–surg, including all systems, nursing interventions, and worst-case scenarios, and a  complete case study of strokes. She will also teach you theoretical knowledge about the nurse’s role in med–surg.

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