Carol A. Landis
Analysis of issues that impact the assessment, prescription, and evaluation of pharmacotherapeutic regimes for patients who are acutely or critically ill. Current research, clinical contextual considerations, and pharmacotherapeutic principles are emphasized as the basis for decisions relevant to the management of pharmacotherapy in acute care clinical practice.
This course contains current information on the pharmacologic management of various conditions for persons with acute and critical illness. The speakers in the course are clinical pharmacists, physicians, and nurse practitioners.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
We will be using a combination of in class lectures and lectures available by videotape or via the web (videostream). The midterm examination will be given through internet access and will not be given in class. The final exam will be on campus according to the university final schedule.
Completion of Pharmacy 514.
Class assignments and grading
Attending lecture in person or accessing the lecture material from the internet or by videotapes available for check out. You will have one assignment to find and provide a summary of a recent article, published in the last year that describes the current pharmacologic management of a condition discussed in the course. The course syllabus has more details and is available on the School of Nursing Website.
Grades are based on submission of the submission of the article and annotation, and the results of the midterm and final examination.