Week 1.docx - Week 1 Post a description of the patient case from your experiences observations and\/or clinical practice from the last 5 years Then

Week 1.docx - Week 1 Post a description of the patient case...

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Week 1 Post a description of the patient case from your experiences, observations, and/or clinical practice from the last 5 years. Then, describe factors that might have influenced pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic processes of the patient you identified. Finally, explain details of the personalized plan of care that you would develop based on influencing factors and patient history in your case. Be specific and provide examples. Week 1 – Discussion: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Initial Post Advanced knowledge of pharmacotherapeutics is essential for an advanced practice nurse. The patient's age, genetics, and metabolism are a few factors that influence how the patient may respond to the medication. When planning care for any patient population, understanding pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics is a critical component in effectively developing a patient-focused drug therapy plan. Pharmacokinetics is the study of drug movement throughout the body, and this includes how the drug is absorbed, metabolized, distributed, and excreted. Pharmacodynamics is how the body responds to the drug and
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