Medication teaching plan assignment. Please how does it help you to synthesize knowledge of pharmacotherapeutic agents in a useful and applicable teaching and learning tool for nurses and patients. 

NR293 Pharmacology for Nursing Practice

Medication Teaching Plan Guidelines

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The purpose of this assignment is for the student to synthesize pharmacological knowledge (i.e., core drug
knowledge, core patient variables, and nursing implications) of pharmacotherapeutic agents into a useful
teaching and learning tool for nurses and patients.

Course outcomes: This assignment enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

CO1 Apply the concepts of pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenomics to

the use of specific medication classifications in specific health conditions and in consideration of medication

side/adverse effects, nursing implications, and medication teaching. (POs 1, 2, and 3)

CO2 Apply principles of health promotion, as well as illness and injury prevention, to promote safety and effectiveness

of commonly used pharmacologic therapy across the lifespan, taking into consideration sociocultural,

genetic/genomic, developmental, and gender implications. (POs 3 and 8)

CO3 Utilize the nursing process in understanding the effects of drug therapy on health outcomes across the lifespan

within the framework of a diverse population of individuals, families, and communities. (PO 4)

Due date: Your faculty member will inform you when this assignment is due . The Late Assignment Policy applies
to this assignment.

Total points possible: 100 points

Preparing the assignment

Follow these guidelines when completing this assignment. Speak with your faculty member if you have questions.
1. Choose a pharmacological agent that has been on the market less than 5 years.

2. Research the literature and obtain two to three resources for current, evidence-based information related to the
pharmacological agent.

3. Develop a teaching brochure and one page paper following these guidelines.
a. Brochure

• Key/Relevant Drug Information (30 points/30%)
o Drug Class
o Mechanism of Action
o Drug Administration and Dosage
o Drug Interactions
o Lab effects/interference
o Special Considerations
o Potential Side Effects/Adverse Effects/Toxicities

• Patient Education Considerations (35 points/35%)
o Nursing Management
o Patient Education Considerations
o Patient Assessment
o Side Effects/Adverse Effects/Toxicities
o Special considerations

• Visual Effects/Creativity (10 points/10%)
o Developed per the required standard
o Appropriate for the intended audience
o Flesch-Kincaid reading level seventh grade or lower
o Graphics enhance the purpose of the brochure
o Brochure is visually appealing

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