Dec 09, 2019  
2013-2014 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
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NURS 612 - Pharmacology for Advanced Practice


This course is designed for Advanced Practice Nurses/Family Nurse Practitioner students who plan to work in a primary care/family practice setting and are eligible for prescriptive authority. Students will explore the principles of advanced practice nursing in the primary care of family members across the lifespan. Proper prescribing, patient education, and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic diseases will be reviewed. Adherence to therapy, drug interactions, drug overuse/abuse, and legal/ethical issues will be addressed. The course focuses on appropriate drug regimens for the prevention and treatment of a variety of common acute and chronic diseases.

Prerequisite: NURS 610  .

Credits: 3 cr



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