January 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Aug 01, 2021  
January 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 633 - Management of Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Practice

This course is designed to advance the student’s knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics in the management of health and disease states. Major categories of pharmacological agents are examined in the context of the life span, culture, and health and disease states. State and federal regulation related to purchase, possession, administration and patient education about controlled substances, pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic agents used as medications are examined. Emphasis is placed on the use of current practice, state, and federal guidelines in prescribing appropriate medication regimens for patients and populations. 4.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 60.00 Prerequisites: NU 500 - Theoretical Foundations for Nursing  and NU 560 - Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice . Corequisite: NU 621 Advanced Pathophysiology .