The purpose of this assignment is to enhance your understanding of the pathophysiological processes and pharmacological treatment for a specific illness commonly occurring across the lifespan.
This assignment will enhance your ability to explore and utilize evidence-based practice recommendations in order to promote health outcomes and reduce risks associated with pharmacological treatments.
This assignment is worth 10% of your overall course grade.
This assignment will address the following course objectives:
. Explain the pathophysiological rationale supporting the use of drug therapy in relation to the drug purpose, metabolism, dosage, and effect on patient outcomes for commonly occurring health problems across the lifespan.
Use evidence based practices to promote risk reduction related to medication errors.
. Examine potential drug-drug and drug-food interactions based on physiological responses to pharmacological agents.