Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy - 2010
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners at the advanced practice level. Each module focuses on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common problems in adult and geriatric health and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient education.
Lectures were recorded in May 2010 at a conference in Seattle, Washington sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include lecture and downloadable handouts.
Publish Date: July 15, 2010. This course will be available for three years from this date.
You may register for the entire course or for single modules.
To receive contact hour credit:
- View or listen to the lecture
- Study the handouts
- Submit a short post-test (exam)
- Submit an evaluation
After submitting the post-test and evaluation, you will be able to print a certificate
After completing this course, you will be better able to:
- Describe relevant principles of physiology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
- Give a rationale for selecting a drug of choice.
- Identify the goals of drug therapy.
- Identify desired drug effects and evaluate patient response.
- Describe special dosage situations.
- Identify appropriate patient learning needs.
8.9 contact hours will be awarded.
Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education
by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
- Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing,
Provider #07218 for 8.9 contact hours.
- Provider approved as a Washington State clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education
Estimated time to complete course: 8.9 hr
You will have one year from date of registration to complete this course.
Modules in this Course