N521: Advanced Pharmacology

Focuses on the theoretical background and the principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics of prescribed and over-the- counter drugs, and natural products commonly used in the advanced practice nurse's management of acute and chronic illnesses, and in the general wellbeing of persons throughout the lifespan. Students learn to employ therapeutic decision-making in drug selection and evaluation in the course of patient care within the context of knowledge concerning pathophysiology and current pharmacological research. Additionally, students monitor and assess the effectiveness of drug therapy and formulate clinical care and teaching plans for persons from diverse populations regarding safe and effective use of drugs and natural products. Reviews patient education, legal, ethical and economic issues.
Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
Proctored exam: No

Textbook Information

American Sentinel recommends you do not purchase your course materials until thirty days prior to the term start date.
Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice: A practical approach 5th
Arcangelo, V. P., Peterson, A. M., Wilbur, V. F,, & Kang, T. M.
Wolters Kluwer 2022
ISBN-13: 9781975160593
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 7th
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association 2019
ISBN-10: 1433832151
ISBN-13: 9781433832154
Recommended; Kindle Version Available
Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology 7th
Whalen, K.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2019
ISBN-10: 149638413X
ISBN-13: 9781496384133

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2022 Aug 8 weeks 11/01/21 - 08/20/22 08/15/22 - 10/09/22 TBD
2022 Sep 8 weeks 12/01/21 - 08/31/22 09/19/22 - 11/13/22 TBD
2022 Oct 8 weeks 01/01/22 - 09/30/22 10/17/22 - 12/11/22 TBD
2022 Nov 8 weeks 02/01/22 - 10/31/22 11/21/22 - 01/15/23 TBD
2022 Dec 8 weeks 03/01/22 - 11/30/22 12/19/22 - 02/12/23 TBD
2023 Jan 8 weeks 05/27/22 - 12/30/22 01/16/23 - 03/12/23 TBD
2023 Feb 8 weeks 06/07/22 - 01/31/23 02/20/23 - 04/16/23 TBD
2023 Mar 8 weeks 06/07/23 - 02/28/23 03/20/23 - 05/14/23 TBD