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NURS 612 - Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology (3)

Prerequisite: Student must be enrolled in the Clinical Nurse Leader MSN degree program. This course emphasizes the novel and breakthrough scientific gains in healthcare using the most current literature. The student is expected to research the most advanced literature in science, medicine, pharmacy and nursing and integrate achievements across fields to forward patient care. Examples include nanotechnology for the delivery of chemotherapy, non-invasive therapies and surgeries, and medicines that can be individually tailored to meet the unique needs of various ethnic groups (anthropharmacy). Competencies that will be mastered in the course include a) self-regulated learning, b) the management of evidence-based data and, c) the ability to reflect and analyze personal opinion and patient opinion as a way of coordinating personalized care.