Explain the types of actions, side effects, indications, and contraindications that may be expected from a pharmacological treatment

Explain the types of actions, side effects, indications, and contraindications that may be expected from a pharmacological treatment

Create a 10–12-slide PowerPoint presentation to identify medications associated with a chosen disease or health condition.

Overview

Create a 10–12-slide PowerPoint presentation to identify medications associated with a chosen disease or health condition, explain the actions and side effects of the medications, and discuss any controversies related to the medications. Explain a treatment regime, including pharmacology, for the disease or health condition you selected, along with how the treatment regime may affect a client’s lifestyle.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

•Competency 1: Apply practice guidelines and standards of evidence-based practice related to pharmacology for safe and effective nursing practice. ◦Identify the pharmacological agents most often used in the treatment of a disease or health condition.

◦Describe the treatment regime, including pharmacology, most often prescribed for a disease or health condition.

◦Explain the controversies related to a pharmacological agent.

•Competency 2: Explain the relationship between quality patient outcomes, patient safety, and the appropriate use of pharmacology and psychopharmacology. ◦Explain the types of actions, side effects, indications, and contraindications that may be expected from a pharmacological treatment.

◦Describe how a treatment regime, including pharmacology, may impact a client’s lifestyle.

◦Describe how to monitor a client following a prescribed treatment regime, including pharmacology, in order to obtain a quality patient outcome.

•Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations of a nursing professional. ◦Write content clearly and logically with correct use of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.

◦Correctly format citations and references using current APA style.

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