NURS9110-A Psychopharmacology    (Fall 2014: Doctorate)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 13 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: R

Time: 03:15 - 06:05 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 141

Seats Available: 16 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course expands on the knowledge obtained from the Advanced Pharmacology and Principles of Biological Psychiatry courses and emphasizes pharmacologic principles of psychiatric medications. Classroom learning provides a comprehensive overview of the classes, indications, interactions, and side effects of psychotropic medications. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing evidence-based practice findings to prescribe psychotropic medications to patients with psychiatric disorders as well as considerations of using psychotropic medications with vulnerable populations.

Prerequisites: NURS8010, NURS8110, and NURS9010

About The Instructor(s)

Janene L. Szpak, D.N.P., R.N.

Associate Professor of Nursing
412-397-5246 phone
412-397-3277 fax
Scaife Hall 124