Self-Study | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2012
This online education course is designed as an update for advanced practice nurses and other healthcare professionals. Each lecture (activity) in the course focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care.
The course was recorded in May 2012 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Course format includes video, audio and downloadable handouts.
Publish Date: June 21, 2012. The course will be available for three years from this date.
After taking this activity set, you will be better able to:
- Discuss 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.
- Wayne Bentham, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW School of Medicine; Psychiatric Consultant, Washington Disability Lifeline Program
- Kori Dewing, DNP, ARNP
Rheumatology Nurse Practitioner, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle
- Don Downing, RPh
Clinical Professor and Endowed Chair, Institute for Innovative Pharmacy Practice, Department of Pharmacy, UW
- Jennifer Jones-Vanderleest, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Physician, Jail Health Services, PHSKC; Attending Physician, Neighborcare Health/Swedish Family Medicine Residency, Seattle
- Gerard Letterie, OD
Reproductive Sciences, Fellow and Diplomat of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American College of Physicians; Associate Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UW School of Medicine
- Philip J. Mease, MD
Rheumatologist and Internist, Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Seattle
- Clifford W. Rogers, MD
Gynecologist, The Everett Clinic, Providence Regional Medical Center, Evergreen Hospital, Swedish Edmonds
Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings.
- 8.30 Contact hours
- 8.30 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level