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GRAD > NURSNG > 634

Advanced Pharmacology

Description:
The course focuses on the role of advanced practice nurses in applying pharmacotherapeutics to the management of health and illness in populations at risk for morbidity and mortality. Students acquire advanced knowledge as a foundation for prescribing and monitoring pharmaceutical and alternative therapeutic agents. Emphasis is placed on synthesis of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics principles for the prevention and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses. Evidence-based outcomes, consensus guidelines, and research studies are critiqued. Ethical, legal, and risk-management issues are discussed.

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