Course: NURS 512. Pharmacological Foundation for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to MSN program. This course provides the knowledge and skills for clinical application of advanced pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics as it relates to common health conditions of the adolescent, adult and geriatric patient. Emphasis is on the development of therapeutic decision making in drug selection for the client based on health problems, individual variations, cultural and economic considerations. Focus is on the prescriptive practice, client education and monitoring of the therapeutic response to pharmacological agents in diverse clients across the lifespan.