Advanced Pharmacology – Population Focus: Family


This course builds on principles of advanced pharmacology and provides a comprehensive overview of major drug classifications in relation to children and families. The effects of selected medications on pathophysiology with considerations of age are examined. The student explores clinical decision making, evidence-based prescribing and safety, dose response, side effects/drug interactions, and use of medication in the overall plan of care for populations across the lifespan, with an emphasis on preventive and health promotion and chronic disease management considerations.