Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

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Edition: 5th
Format: Hardcover w/ Access Card
Pub. Date: 2019-10-17
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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The Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriberstext, online case studies, an  Davis Edge online quizzing work together to create an interactive learning solution that helps students master the content and prepare them for their role as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber.

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Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers, 5th Edition

Here’s the in-depth information students need to be safe and effective prescribers of medications.

This exceptional text builds students’ knowledge of pharmacology by first providing an overview of pharmacologic principles and then teaches them how to apply those principles to clinical practice.

Updated to reflect the most current standards of practice, the 5th Edition continues to focus on the medications and prescribing applications for conditions most relevant to Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers, exploring diagnostic and treatment reasoning and rational drug selection to build a strong knowledge base.

APPLYING—Case Studies                                                                                                                

Online case studies for each body system let students exercise their clinical reasoning skills by applying what they’ve learned in the textbook to real-world scenarios. Each online case begins with a chief complaint, a brief patient history, and key assessment data. Each case is then followed by 4-5 questions that test the student’s knowledge of concepts such as the appropriate prescription for the patient, recommendations for patient monitoring, and the ideal patient education. Instructors are provided with model answers for each of the questions associated with the case.

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Davis Edge is the interactive, online quizzing program that provides students with additional practice to master course content and improve their scores on classroom exams. 900 board-style questions written for Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriberstest student’s knowledge and retention of key pharmacology topics.

For instructors, it provides the real-time information they need to monitor, track, and assess their class’ vital signs…their students’ mastery of the content and their clinical decision-making skills. They’ll be able to easily identify the areas in which students are struggling and intervene quickly in class and on assignments to ensure that they succeed.

Table of Contents

1. The Role of the Nurse Practitioner as Prescriber
2. Review of the Basic Principles of Pharmacology
3. Rational Drug Selection
4. Legal and Professional Issues in Prescribing
5. Adverse Drug Reactions
6. An Introduction to Pharmacogenetics
7. Nutrition and Neutraceuticals
8. Herbal Therapies and Cannabis
9. Information Technology and Pharmacotherapeutics
10. Pharmacoeconomics

11.  Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
12. Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
13.  Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems
14.  Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
15.  Drugs Affecting the Hematological System
16. Drugs Affecting the Immune System
17.  Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System
18. Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System: Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs
19.  Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System: Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Drugs
20.  Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System
21. Drugs Affecting the Bones and Joints
22.  Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System
23. Drugs Used to Treat Bacterial Infections
24.  Drugs Used to Treat Viral, Fungal, and Protozoal Infections
25. Drugs Used to Treat Inflammatory Processes
26.  Drugs Used to Treat Eye and Ear Disorders

27. Alcohol and Drug Addiction
28. Anemia
29. Angina
30. Anxiety and Depression
31. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
32. Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
33. Contraception
34. Dermatological Conditions
35. Diabetes Management
36. Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease
37. Headaches
38. Heart Failure
39. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
40. Hormone Replacement Therapy
41. Hyperlipidemia
42. Hypertension
43. Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
44. Pain Management: Acute and Chronic Pain
45. Pneumonia
46. Tobacco Cessation
47. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Vaginitis
48. Tuberculosis
49. Upper Respiratory Infection, Pharyngitis, Sinusitis, Otitis Media, and Otitis Externa
50. Urinary Tract Infection

51. Women as Patients
52. Men as Patients
53. Pediatric Patients
54. Transgendered Clients as Patients
55. Geriatric Patients

Appendix A:  New Drug Development

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