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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7176
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-11-08
  2. Department: Nursing
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 6210-000-0
  5. Contact Person: Mary Webb
  6. Phone: 9749133
  7. Email: mwebb@hsc.usf.edu
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 7176
  10. Full Title: Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Pharm for Adv Nur Pract
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: A grade of B or higher must have been earned in masterís level course in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment.
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Progressive pharmacotherapeutics for advanced nursing practice. Focus diagnostic reasoning of scientific evidence relating to prescribing and monitoring drugs.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This course is a core component of the DNP student who specialize in advance practices. Ph.D. student may register in any of those courses as electives
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This course is a core component of the DNP student who specialize in advance practices. Ph.D. student may register in any of those courses as electives
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Doctoral prepared pharmacist
  29. Objectives: 1. Analyze the pharmacokinetic processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism,

    and excretion, and factors that alter pharmacokinetics.

    2. Use critical thinking to evaluate the evidence relating to prescribing and selecting

    drugs.

    3. Analyze therapeutic and adverse drug affects and the implications for practice including lifespan and dietary considerations.

    4. Analyze the components monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, drug interactions, safety, and guidelines for modifications.

    5. Implement effective patient/family education for expected effects, potential adverse effects, proper administration, and costs of medications.

    6. Determine correct dosages, dosage form, routes, and frequency of administration of medications based on relevant individual patient characteristics, e.g., age, culture, gender, and illness.

    7. Describe ethical and legal standards and ramifications of advanced practice nursing and prescribing practices.

  30. Learning Outcomes: 1. Analyze the pharmacokinetic processes of absorption, distribution, metabolism,

    and excretion, and factors that alter pharmacokinetics.

    2. Use critical thinking to evaluate the evidence relating to prescribing and selecting

    drugs.

    3. Analyze therapeutic and adverse drug affects and the implications for practice including lifespan and dietary considerations.

    4. Analyze the components monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, drug interactions, safety, and guidelines for modifications.

    5. Implement effective patient/family education for expected effects, potential adverse effects, proper administration, and costs of medications.

    6. Determine correct dosages, dosage form, routes, and frequency of administration of medications based on relevant individual patient characteristics, e.g., age, culture, gender, and illness.

    7. Describe ethical and legal standards and ramifications of advanced practice nursing and prescribing practices.

  31. Major Topics: 1. Principles of Pharmacotherapeutics

    2. Pharmacokinetics

    3. Pharmacodynamics

    4. Safety in Pharmacotherapy/Legal Implications

    5. Psychological, Sociological, and Cultural Factors

    6. Special Populations

    7. Resources for the Prescriber

    8. Adverse Effects

    8.Patient-Provider Relationships

    9. Specific Systems

    Cardiovascular

    Pulmonary

    EENT

    GI

    Muscular/skeletal

    Dermatological

    Hematological

    Neurological/Psychiatric

    Endocrine

    Psychiatric

    GU

    GYN

  32. Textbooks: Arcangelo, V. & Peterson, M. (2005) Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
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  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
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