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Advanced Pharmacology (NUR-763)

Semester: Summer 2021
Number: 0302-763-001
Instructor: Daniel Mcweeney
Days: TBA
Note: Online, Asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
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Related Syllabi: Jacqueline Johnston for Fall 2018*

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This three-credit theory course in clinical pharmacotherapeutics focuses on the pharmacotherapeutic use of medications for primary health care management by advanced nurse practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the clinical critical thinking process used to prescribe drugs in the management of specific illnesses. The New York State laws for advanced practice nurse prescriptive authority will be addressed. This course builds on prior knowledge of drug classification, actions, interaction, and adverse drug reactions. Core concepts include pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacotherapeutics, health related information, medication compliance, and issues that pertain to the prescribing of medication in advanced nursing practice.

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