NR 566: Advanced Pharmacology for Primary Care Family

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NR 566: Advanced Pharmacology for Primary Care Family

NR 566: Advanced Pharmacology for Primary Care Family
NR 566: Advanced Pharmacology for Primary Care Family

NR566- Adv Pharmacology for Care of the Family

Course Outcomes:

1. Select appropriate medications according to patient presentation and unique patient factors.

2. Analyze factors pertinent to making the most effective drug selection for a client with a specific diagnosis in the primary care setting.

3. Analyze client indicators of therapeutic, ineffective, adverse responses and side effects to drug therapy.

4. Write appropriate prescriptions according to evidence-based practice guidelines.

5. Identify legal and ethical issues related to the pharmacological management of the patient and family.

6. Analyze whether pharmacologic therapy is appropriate for individual patients.

NR566: #1 Vaccine Assignment

NR566: #2 Wk 3 discussion – Hypertension Guidelines

NR566: #3 GrandRounds Presentation – CVA/Stoke

Artifact #1: Hypertension guidelines discussion. The reasoning for this assignment was to provide students with the opportunity to compare two common but different hypertension clinical practice guidelines. The two clinical practice guidelines discussed was the JNC8 and ACC/AHA guidelines for hypertension. this assignment allowed for program outcome #5 by writing appropriate prescriptions according to evidence-based practice guidelines.

Artifact #2: Respiratory guidelines discussion. The purpose of this paper was to discuss how to address the several types of respiratory issues encountered in the primary care setting. Includedin this paper was information regarding how to select appropriate medications, analyze factors pertinent to making the most effective drug selection, and analyze client indicators of therapeutic and adverse responses to drug therapy. This assignment correlated with program outcome #5 bye learning how to write appropriate prescriptions according to evidence-based practice guidelines.

Artifact #3: Week five immunization paper. The purpose of this assignment was to familiarize the student with the most recent guidelines and recommendations for vaccine preventable illnesses in the United States. I chose the topic of the pneumococcal vaccine and how it can prevent bacterial pneumonia. This assignment correlated with program outcome #5 by teachingthe student to analyze whether pharmacological therapy like vaccines is appropriate for individual patients.