Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2013
Identify appropriate patient learning needs. This online series 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 2013 at a conference in Seattle, Washington sponsored by the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include lecture and downloadable handouts.
After taking this activity set, 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 patient response.
- Describe special dosage situations.
- Identify appropriate patient learning needs.
- Eric Anderson, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Division of Nephrology, UW School of Medicine
- Margaret Baker, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Orthopedic Surgeon, The Center for Bone and Joint Surgery, Port Angeles; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services, University of Health Sciences, Edward Hebert Medical School, Bethesda, MD
- Susan Cho, PharmD
Pharmacology Practice Resident, University of Washington Medical Center
- Timothy C. Evans, MD, PhD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Senior Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest; Attending Physician, General Internal Medicine Center, University of Washington Medical Center-Roosevelt
- Debra Gordon, DNP, MS, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Teaching Associate, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Harborview Medical Center/UW Medicine, Seattle
- Elie Levy, MD, FAAD, FASDS
Private Group Practice, Aesthetic and General Dermatology of Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, UW School of Medicine
UW = University of Washington
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
- Diabetes Update 2013
- Antimicrobial use and overuse
- Pain management in the older adult
- Osteoporosis 2013
- Aging skin
- Hypertension management in the elderly
- 8.00 Contact hours
- 8.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level