Dr. Kathryn Chauvin, Lecturer
"The MSN Nurse Educator program is fulfilling and demanding. It attracts a variety of nurses from the seasoned nurse to the newer grad."
- Pharm.D. – University of Michigan, 1986
- Clinical pharmacist at NHRMC, specializing in nephrology/dialysis
- Preceptor to pharmacy students and a resource to nursing students and their preceptors for more than 10 years
In which online programs do you teach?
Which class do you teach online?
NSG 512: Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
What types of work/projects can students expect in your online courses
Students should expect to work through the reading, modules, quizzes, and exams; with a variety of discussion topics, case presentations and/or discussion board topics.
What do you want students to learn in this course?
Students can expect to learn the principles of pharmacology and the process of pharmacological reasoning for primary care of common acute and chronic illnesses. They will also understand the advanced practice nurse's role is in the optimization of pharmacotherapy and health management throughout the continuum of a patient's life.
What advice would you give to people considering this online program?
The MSN Nurse Educator program is fulfilling and demanding. It attracts a variety of nurses from the seasoned nurse to the newer grad. It will also fulfill a requirement if certification in nursing education is your goal. In trying to determine the time required for an online accelerated course, consider the assignments as your class time and projects just as if it was a physical course. Then add your study time into consideration.