Catalog 2018-2019

NP-738 Advanced Pharm for Pediatrics

Prerequisites: NP-761N.  Corequisites: NP-721. This course explores the unique world of Pediatric pharmaco-therapeutics and provides advanced practice nurses with knowledge needed to prescribe medications and monitor the safety and effectiveness of medications. Additionally, this course will develop clinical reasoning skills vital for appropriate therapeutic decision-making. Emphasis is given to indications, mechanisms of action, action, dosages, adverse side effects and control, cost containment, and client education.