One of the most common medication classes you’ll encounter in nursing is corticosteroids. They are used to treat a variety of conditions and come with unique side effects and dosing schedules. In this podcast episode you’ll learn:

  • What are corticosteroids?
  • Conditions treated by corticosteroid therapy
  • The risks of using long-term corticosteroids
  • The many formulations that corticosteroids come in
  • Side effects of corticosteroids
  • How a patient stops taking corticosteroids
  • Nursing care plan components including diagnoses, interventions and expected outcomes

Show notes and references can be found here:

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