Advanced Pediatric and Neonatal Pharmacology
This course provides an opportunity for the scientific inquiry into the use of pharmacologic agents in the advanced nursing care of infants, including fetal and neonatal life, early childhood, and adolescence. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug use in pregnancy and lactation, pharmacologic agents used in disease prevention and treatment, drug monitoring, and drug safety in the home are explored. The use of herbal and natural remedies while treating disease will be discussed. Proper prescribing and record keeping in accordance with New York and Federal laws are addressed.