Adjunct Faculty in the Role of Section Instructor Advanced Pharmacology
Advanced Pharmacology is a core requirement for completion of the Simmons College Family Nurse Practitioner Program, taught from the perspective of the prescriber. The course also meets the requirements for basic pharmacology preparation required to sit for national Nurse Practitioner certifying examinations by ANCC or AANP. While emphasizing the pharmacological knowledge required by advanced practice nurses to safely treat patients with common physical and mental illnesses, the course facilitates student awareness of clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in the management of common disease processes occurring throughout the life span. Students analyze and discuss current research findings related to pharmacologic therapies. Students are guided in the learning experience by faculty prepared in pharmacology and experienced in the role of applying the science of clinical pharmacology as family nurse practitioners. This course is designed to meet the needs of the nurse practitioner prescriber in the primary care setting. It builds on acquired knowledge from nursing, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. The course will focus on clinical decision-making in prescribing pharmacologic interventions for health problems experienced by patients across the life span.
Section Instructors use their experience and knowledge to help the students meet the master course objectives. Section Instructors have the option to incorporate supplementary materials in their sections such as free online web sources and within weekly announcements. Web based materials and resources can often add richness to a section and are free for the student.
It is expected that a Section Instructor will spend approximately 12 - 14 hours a week as follows:
Instructions to Applicants: Please upload the following documents with your application; C.V. (required), a statement of teaching philosophy (optional), 3 letters of recommendation (optional).
All documents should be uploaded in the Resume/CV section on the 'My Experience' page of the application.
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