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NURS 7420 Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course is intended to provide the student with an understanding of pharmacology and drug therapy as it relates to advanced practice (general and/or in a clinical specialty). 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. The role of the nurse practicing in an expanded role in decision-making related to drug therapy is also included.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

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Last Updated: 25-Feb-14