Center for Continued Nursing Learning


Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics

Thursdays, September 12– December 14, 2013, 5:30pm – 8:30 pm

This course provides you with pharmacokinetic basics for pharmacotherapeutic management of simple and complex disease processes. This course meets requirements for initial prescriptive authority in the State of Washington.

Objectives Include:

  1. Build on the fundamentals of pharmacology: pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacogenetics, and ethnopharmacology.
  2. Discuss drug interactions, allergies and adverse drug reactions to minimize risk.
  3. Study specific pharmacotherapeutic treatment of selected diseases, with focus on pharmacodynamics of selected drug classes.
  4. Introduce updated evidence-based guidelines for drug therapy and prescribing practices.
  5. Discuss legal requirements for writing prescriptions.
  6. Evaluate the pharmacoeconomic impact of prescribing decisions.

Presenter:  Andrea Bishop, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Fee:  $679.00   Contact Hours:  37.5