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Can you be a Pharmacology nurse?

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    Hi, I was recently taught by a genetic nurse and I wasnt aware that as a nurse you could specialise that area, so I was wondering if anyone knows if you can be a pharmacology nurse or something similar? Or of an area that focuses on drugs within the body etc and neurotransmitters and hormones within the brain?
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    (Original post by Fllan)
    Hi, I was recently taught by a genetic nurse and I wasnt aware that as a nurse you could specialise that area, so I was wondering if anyone knows if you can be a pharmacology nurse or something similar? Or of an area that focuses on drugs within the body etc and neurotransmitters and hormones within the brain?
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    No, unfortunately that role does not exist within nursing. Nurses may take a prescribing course, but this is limited to the clinical area that they work in and is not a huge part of their workload. The majority of what most nurses do is clinical patient care, not the study of drugs, as this is done by a pharmacist.

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