This course provides the graduate nursing student with the necessary knowledge to develop a greater understanding of pharmacology and application. The course content builds upon the student’s current understanding of pharmacology. Students will explore the principles of pharmacology as they apply to various disease processes with consideration of medication selection factors, client adherence and ethical implications. Clinical application of pharmacological management, adverse reactions and patient education implications are presented through case studies and scenarios. Prerequisite: NRHL 6508. 3 semester credit hour/s.