A solid foundation in the concepts and principles of drug therapy across the lifespan is essential to the work of advanced practice nurses. The principles and concepts of pharmacologic therapy incorporate biology, physiology, pathophysiology, and chemistry are the foundations of nursing care. Students in this course comprehensively focus on the pathophysiological dynamic processes that occur in health and illness across the lifespan and related pharmacologic therapies. They explore a range of topics, including advanced concepts of the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of broad drug categories and their therapeutic implications to clinical nursing practice. Through this course, students prepare to examine complex decisions in the management and treatment of acute and chronic diseases across the lifespan.