NUR 452 - Pathophysiology and Psychopharmacology of Mental Health Disorders Across the Lifespan I

3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )

Prerequisite:
Matriculated into program and/or by permission of the instructor NUR 407 Advanced Pathophysiology NUR 419 Advanced Pharmacology NUR 450 Psychiatric Diagnosis across the Lifespan (Pre or Co-requisite)

Description:

Pathophysiology of Mental Illness and Psychopharmacology across the Lifespan I offers an in-depth investigation of the neurobiological basis of major psychiatric illnesses for individuals across the lifespan. This foundational course allows the student to apply knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics to design, analyze and evaluate pharmacological treatment regimes informed by research evidence and best practice guidelines. This course is taught primarily online.

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