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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7176

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive -
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Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): - new description: Progressive pharmacotherapeutics for advanced nursing practice. Focus diagnostic reasoning of scientific evidence related to prescribing and selecting drugs
Comments: Course Obj Change; SCNS approved 8/2/09


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2193 2009-09-28
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HSC-006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Mary Webb 9749133 mwebb@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7176 Pharmacotherapeutics for Adv Nursing Practice

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Pharmacotherapeutics for ANP
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    - 0

    Prerequisites

    A grade of B or higher must have been earned in masterís level course in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    Progressive pharmacotherapeutics for advanced nursing practice. Focus diagnostic reasoning of scientific evidence relating to prescribing and monitoring drugs.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    B. 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?

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    "Course Objectives:

    1. Design evidence-based pharmacotherapeutic strategies for individuals with complex, multi-system disease processes.

    2. Discriminately evaluate research findings for clinical prescribing practice

    3. Evaluate expected and secondary beneficial effects of pharmaceuticals on complex comorbidities.

    4. Evaluate the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on clinical practice, research, marketing and resources.

    5. Critique contemporary health policies relating to clinical practice, prescribing practices, and the pharmaceutical industry

    6. Explore emerging trends in molecular medicine, including immunology, genetics, nanotechnology and cyber-technology on therapeutic management plans.

    7. Analyze the contemporary ethical, legal, and health policy issues

    relevant to advanced clinical practice.

    8. Develop individualized pharmacotheraputic management plans within the cultural and lifespan context of the patientís health care resources

    "

    B. Learning Outcomes

    "Course Objectives:

    1. Design evidence-based pharmacotherapeutic strategies for individuals with complex, multi-system disease processes.

    2. Discriminately evaluate research findings for clinical prescribing practice

    3. Evaluate expected and secondary beneficial effects of pharmaceuticals on complex comorbidities.

    4. Evaluate the influence of the pharmaceutical industry on clinical practice, research, marketing and resources.

    5. Critique contemporary health policies relating to clinical practice, prescribing practices, and the pharmaceutical industry

    6. Explore emerging trends in molecular medicine, including immunology, genetics, nanotechnology and cyber-technology on therapeutic management plans.

    7. Analyze the contemporary ethical, legal, and health policy issues

    relevant to advanced clinical practice.

    8. Develop individualized pharmacotheraputic management plans within the cultural and lifespan context of the patientís health care resources

    "

    C. Major Topics

    "Overview of Pharmacology in the Research and Practice Setting and Review of Basic Pharmacodynamics and Drug Interactions

    Clinical Trial Pharmaceutical Research, Post Marketing Epidemiology and Surveillance, and Clinical Controversies

    Panel Discussion/Debate: Clinical Trial Research, Post Marketing Epidemiology and Surveillance, and Clinical Controversies

    1st Assignment due

    Ethics, Research, Practice, and the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Discussion/Debate- Ethics, Research, Practice, and the Pharmaceutical Industry Controversies in Clinical Trials/ Best Practice Guidelines/Prescribing Practice

    2nd Assignment due

    New Pharmacologic pathways for the Management of Obesity:

    Genes, Adipospathy, Inflammatory Cytokines and Obesity, Pharmacogenomics and Current and Future Trends in the Pharmacologic Management of Obesity

    Psychiatric Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Evolution of a Practice Discipline and the Phama Industry

    Panel Discussion/Debate: Psychiatric Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Evolution of a Practice Discipline and the Pharma Industry

    Issues in Acute and Chronic Pain Management

    Issues related to Narcotics, Practice, Regulation and Bias

    Panel Discussion/Debate - Issues in Acute and Chronic Pain Management

    Issues related to Narcotics, Practice, Regulation and Bias

    Anesthetics and Narcotics: Research, Practice Issues, and Ethical Concerns

    Heart Disease

    Research, Ethical Issues in Heart Disease

    and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Development and Implementation of the 2008 AHA/ACC Clinical Guidelines for the Management of CHF

    Pharmacotherapeutic Advances: Biologics and Pharmacogenomics

    Assignments: DNP Student Presentations

    Assignments: DNP Student Presentations

    "

    D. Textbooks

    "Recommended Textbooks:

    Arcangelo, V. & Peterson, M. (2005) Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

    "

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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