Advanced Newborn and Infant Pharmacology

Course Type: 
NUR
Code: 
7731
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Principles of pharmacology as applied to the child from birth to the age of 2 are presented. Common drug therapies across a wide array of classes for use in the NICU or those whose clinical condition originated in the neonatal period are discussed as well as novel, innovative, experimental treatment protocols, use of off-label medications, and therapeutic drug testing. The legal, ethical, and financial constraints relative to prescriptive authority of the NNP are presented.

Prerequisites: 

Graduate level NUR 7102 Minimum Grade of C

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Nursing & Health.