NGR 7176-Summer 2009


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF NURSING COURSE SYLLABUS Summer 2009 COURSE NUMBER NGR 7176 COURSE TITLE Advanced Topics in Pharmacotherapeutics in Nursing Specialties CREDITS 3 PLACEMENT DNP Program PREREQUISITES NGR 6140 Physiology and Pathophysiology for Nursing NGR 6192 Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice COREQUSITE None FACULTY Office Hours Rose M. Nealis, PhD, ARNP HPNP 2220 Wednesday PNP-BC (352)273-6412 8:30-10:30 [email protected] DEPARTMENT CHAIR Susan Schaffer, PhD, HPNP 2229 By Appointment FNP-BC, ARNP 352-273-6366 [email protected] JACKSONVILLE CAMPUS DIRECTOR Andrea C. Gregg, DSN, RN Jacksonville Campus By Appointment [email protected] Ofc#: 904-244-5172 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course presents complex care issues related to pharmacotherapeutics as an integral part of overall treatment. Emphasis is on evaluation research reports and discussion of current research literature in extant drug treatment and present and future developments. Focus is on the management of complex problems and issues exemplified in case studies emerging from specialty areas of practice. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Analyze original research reports related to pharmacological regimens in specialty areas of practice.
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2. Analyze practice specific issues related to administrative, legal and economic aspects of pharmacological management. 3. Integrate presenting symptomatology, underlying pathophysiology and responses to pharmacological agents in specialty practice. 4. Design pharmacotherapeutic regimens taking into consideration desired outcomes, cost, risk, manageability of side effects, and potential for adherence. 5. Evaluate the effects of information resources on prescribing trends. COURSE SCHEDULE Day Time Room On-line ATTENDANCE Students may be expected to attend on-campus or synchronous classes periodically throughout the semester. Students are expected to participate in the activities and discussions as listed in the course syllabus and on the course web-site. Timeframes for the posting and receiving of materials are listed in the course materials on the course web-site. E-Learning is the course management system that you will use for this course. E-
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