Pharmacology in Advanced Practice

Pharmacology in Advanced Practice
Principles of pharmacology and drug therapy for advanced practice nurses.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Pathophysiology of Disease States

Describe from a therapeutic standpoint the root causes of various disease states

Drug classification effects on disease cause and symptoms

Explain how various drug classes alter and treat the root causes or symptoms of the diseases

Drug Classifications

Ability to identify ambulatory care drugs in each drug class including their standard doses and directions

Appropriate Drug Therapy

Ability to select an appropriate therapy based on guidelines and cost-effectiveness

Prescribing Medications

Ability to correctly prescribe medications for various disease states