Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing

NURS 504
3 Credits

This course is a comprehensive review of pharmacological concepts and principles. The course builds on the pharmacology knowledge base acquired in the baccalaureate nursing program. It focuses on use of pharmacotherapeutics in health promotion and the treatment of disease. The interrelationships of nursing and drug therapy will be explored through study of pharmacodynamics, dynamics of patient response to medical and nursing therapeutic regimens, and patient teaching as well as the psychosocial, economic, cultural, ethical, and legal factors affecting drug therapy, patient responses, and nursing practice.

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