National University




ANE621 Advanced Pharmacology II

Lead Faculty: Dr. Bryan Tune

Course Description

The second course of a 2 course series. Clinical application of advanced pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics for the advanced practice nurse managing complex and common disease conditions.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the principles of pharmacology relative to pharmacotherapeutics across age levels including the effect of race, ethnic group, and special populations on drug dosing and drug selection regimens.
  • Evaluate the indications, rationale, efficacy, and risks for pharmacotherapeutic agents commonly prescribed.
  • Analyze the rationale for selection of medications used to treat individuals with frequently encountered conditions based on factors such as pharmacokinetics, cost, efficacy, genetic characteristics, adherence, and quality of life issues.
  • Develop strategies for monitoring expected effects and potential adverse effects of medications including legal and ethical ramifications