NURS 6521 Week 1 DB Initial Post (Walden)
The two main elements to pharmacotherapeutic concepts are pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Simply put, pharmacokinetics is how the body interacts with the drug and...
NURS 6521 Week 1 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A nurse is caring for a patient who has recently moved from Vermont to south Florida. The patient has been on the same antihypertensive drug for 6 years and has had stable blood pressures and no adverse effects...
NURS 6521 Week 10 Assignmet (Walden)
Breast Cancer: Preventive and Drug Treatment
Available Preventive Services
Identified Factors and Impact Related to Preventive Services
Drug Treatment Options
NURS 6521 Week 10 DB Initial Post (Walden)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Decision to Treat or Not to Treat with HRT
NURS 6521 Week 10 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A patient is being discharged from the hospital and will be taking oxybutynin (Ditropan) for overactive bladder. The nurse will instruct the patient that she will be taking a medication
NURS 6521 Week 2 Assignment (Walden)
Reaction as an Advanced Practice Nurse
Prescription Writing and Preventing Prescription Errors
NURS 6521 Week 2 DB Initial Post (Walden)
During your lunch break at the hospital, you read a journal article on pharmacoeconomics. You think of a couple of patients who have recently mentioned their financial difficulties. You wonder...
NURS 6521 Week 2 DB Reply (Walden)
I found your post interesting and well thought out. Medical errors occur all the time and sometimes they cause harm and sometimes they don't. It is believed that up to 70%..
NURS 6521 Week 2 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A 54-year-old male was recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Which of the following is the expected treatment of choice?
The nurse would expect the occurrence of scabies to occur more commonly among...
NURS 6521 Week 3 DB Initial Post (Walden)
Case Study #2
Patient HM has a history of atrial fibrillation and a transient ischemic attack (TIA). The patient has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and ischemic heart disease...
NURS 6521 Week 3 Quiz 2 Answers (Walden)
A nurse is the cardiac care unit is preparing to hang an intravenous dose of dofetilide (Tikosyn) for a patient who has just been admitted. What is the most likely goal of this intervention?
The nurse is...
NURS 6521 Week 3 Quiz Answers (Walden)
Several months of treatment with a statin accompanied by lifestyle modifications have failed to appreciably improve a patient's cholesterol levels. Consequently, the patient has been prescribed cholestyramine...
NURS 6521 Week 4 DB Initial Post (Walden)
Age and Therapies
NURS 6521 Week 4 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A 20-year-old woman calls the clinic at 5 PM and reports to the nurse that she forgot to take her morning dose of fexofenadine (Allegra). She usually takes her evening dose at 8 PM. She wants to know what she...
NURS 6521 Week 5 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A nurse is assigned to a patient who is taking lithium. Which of the following drug serum levels would indicate that the patient is at risk for adverse effects of the drug?
A 20-year-old man has begun treatment...
NURS 6521 Week 6 Assignment (Walden)
Different Types of Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Impact of Diabetes
NURS 6521 Week 6 DB Initial Post (Walden)
Drugs for Osteoarthritis
Ways to Reduce Negative Side Effects
Behavior and Osteoarthritis
NURS 6521 Week 6 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A patient is taking gabapentin (Neurontin) for spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis. Which of the following should be the priority for monitoring?
A nurse is developing a care plan for a patient who has...
NURS 6521 Week 7 DB Initial Post (Walden)
Possible Diagnosis and Rational
Adjusted Drug Therapy and Care Plan
NURS 6521 Week 7 Quiz Answers (Walden)
A 22-year-old male college senior has lived with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease for several years and has undergone several courses of treatment with limited benefit. Which of the following targeted therapies has...