Oct 20, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7909 - ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING ACUTE CARE PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS

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