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NUR 682 Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing

Course Description:PLV Campus only, FNP Specialty Core. In this course, APN students use their base of knowledge in pharmacology to select and apply patient-specific therapeutic regiments for a variety of common conditions across the lifespan. This will include: safety and efficacy of self-prescribed medications, herbs and supplements; immunizations; the choice of safe and effective regiments, dosage adjustment, therapeutic drug monitoring for specific clinical endpoints, monitoring for toxicologic or adverse effects; and, educating patients about their prescribed therapy to encourage patient participation. This course meets the New York State guidelines for prescription writing.


3 credits