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NURS 682 Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing

Course Description: In these course APN students will use their base of knowledge in pharmacology to select and apply patient-specific therapeutic regimens 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 regimens, dosage adjustment, therapeutic drug monitoring for specific clinical endpoints, monitoring for toxicology and adverse effects; and, educating patients about their prescribed therapy to encourage patient participation. This course meets the New York State guidelines for prescription writing.

Course Rotation: Summer.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

NURS 801 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 802 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 803 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 804 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 640 Minimum Grade of B

Corequisite

NURS 681