NURS 5359 Psychopharmacology: Prescribing Practices in Mental Health

This course provides an overview of prescribing principles and best practices for treating mental health disorders across the lifespan. Drug action and pharmacogenomics are discussed. Polypharmacy within vulnerable populations is considered.  A case-based approach is used to examine the clinical uses, neuropharmacological mechanisms, risks, benefits, and outcomes of commonly used psychotropic drugs in the context of comprehensive treatment plans.


NURS 5354: Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics