how to address pharmacotherapy

As you read and complete your coursework this week on pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics, connect what you are learning to a current or recent article that relates to one of the week’s topics. 

Search for a recent professional journal article or an article from a professional website in one of the following areas:

· Pharmacotherapeutics 

· Pharmacokinetics 

· Pharmacodynamics

Use public, professional, or academic sources to locate articles on your chosen topic. Sources include:

· Search tools from the 

University Library

· ClinicalKey

· UpToDate

· MEDLINE Complete


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Consider how this information relates to your role as an advanced practice nurse. In your response:

· Define pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics.

· Based on the article you have selected, describe a disease process in which the concepts defined above can be applied. 

· Identify 3 key points you would like to share with the class. Consider any ethical, legal, cultural, or social implications of research that is relevant to clinical practice.