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

· 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.

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.