This course focuses on foundational principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Indications, efficacy, therapeutic effects, and adverse effects of selected drugs will be examined, compared and contrasted. Utilizing critical thinking skills, the student will incorporate evidence-based, ethical, and holistic principles into pharmacotherapeutic decision making.Prerequisite: Admitted MSN student or instructor's consent.
3 Graduate credits
Effective August 16, 2014 to present
- Apply principles of pharmacotherapeutics with consideration for lifespan and physiological status to select physiologic condition and/or diseases.
- Integrate the principles of pharmacotherapeutics related to treatment options.
- Analyze the rationale for selection of pharmacotherapeutics related to treatment options.