Course Descriptions - Principles of Pharmacotherapy for Nurse Practitioners NURS 5734   Principles of Pharmacotherapy for Nurse Practitioners
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course focuses on core principles of pharmacotherapy relevant to all nurse practitioner practice. Pharmacotherapeutic problem solving approaches will be introduced and applied throughout the course. Effective and strategic use of drug and therapeutic information resources will be emphasized. Relevant issues to pharmacotherapeutic policy will be addressed. Principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics will be introduced and integrated throughout therapeutic content areas. Legal and ethical responsibilities related to prescriptive authority and pharmacotherapeutic interventions will be addressed.