NUR 635 Pharmaceutical Treatment Plan

NUR 635 Pharmaceutical Treatment Plan

Assessment Description

Select a disease or condition, such as sepsis, CAD, HCAP, HAP, hypertension, CHF, atrial fibrillation, depression, Parkinson’s disease, hyperlipidemia, COPD, asthma, or febrile neutropenia.

Write a 750-1,000-word paper discussing prescription and nonprescription medications/therapies for the treatment of the disease. Include the following in your paper:

  • Discuss monitoring and identifying significant adverse effects and drug-drug interactions, as well as desired outcomes of the pharmacological agents used in the treatment of the disease. Use evidence-based, peer-reviewed research to support the pharmacological decisions you made.
  • Determine an appropriate pharmaceutical treatment plan for the disease or condition.
  • Incorporate considerations for various populations (geriatrics, pediatrics) depending on the disease you have selected.
  • Discuss how as a practitioner you would facilitate difficult conversations regarding treatment for your patient.

You are required to cite three to five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the past 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. 

This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education

This assignment aligns to AACN Core Competencies 1.1, 1.3, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 4.1, 9.2, 9.6