Advanced Pharmacology (MSNP545)
This course focuses on advanced pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutic principles. Skills to safely prescribe medications across the life span related to patients and population health will be emphasized. Drug formularies and guidelines will be addressed. Students will investigate efficacy and use of herbal remedies, as well as potential interactions with prescribed medications across the lifespan. Students will learn regulatory laws associated with drug administration including the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and State Boards of Nursing for prescription writing.