Oct 20, 2019  
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NURS 7709 - ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS

[2 Credits]
Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics builds on advanced pharmacology principles to provide the pharmacotherapeutic knowledge, skills and abilities essential to manage a client’s health alterations in a safe, quality, cost-effective, genetically, and culturally appropriate manner across the lifespan. Emphasis is on therapeutic clinical decision-making in drug selection and management for the client that includes consideration of individual responses, health alterations, life cycle, culture, ethnicity, gender, genomics, and economics. A focus is on the legal and regulatory prescriptive practices, patient education, polypharmacy, safe measures, medication reconciliation practices, and the monitoring and evaluation of therapeutic responses to pharmacologic agents across the lifespan.