NR565 Week 3 Assignment

Hypertension & Lipid Treatment Protocol

The purpose of this assignment is to develop a standardized procedure or protocol that is applicable to the nurse practitioner role. This assignment will allow for discovery into protocol development as well as establishing a standardized treatment plan for a given diagnosis according to current evidence. This assignment supports the professional formation of the FNP, AGACNP, AGACNP, and PMHNP practice roles.

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

  • CO1: Identify the most commonly prescribed agents in the major drug classes.
  • CO2: Make appropriate evidence-based therapeutic treatment decisions for individual patients utilizing drugs from the major drug classes.
  • CO3: Apply knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacogenomics in prescribing patient treatment.
  • CO4: Distinguish internal and external environment factors affecting drug action, reaction, efficacy, and interaction.
  • CO5: Identify client indicators of therapeutic, ineffective, adverse responses and side effects to drug therapy.

Preparing the Assignment Follow these guidelines when completing each component of the assignment.

Contact your course faculty if you have questions. Complete the outline template Links to an external site. provided for the sections highlighted in yellow and the “click to enter text here” is indicated. Provide references for your protocol at the bottom of the form where indicated. References should come from the following sources: Clinical Practice Guidelines Dyslipidemia