For this assignment, a response to a colleague’s post is needed from a class discussion that was assigned. Based on my colleague’s response, I am to respond with one of the followings:
- If your colleagues’ posts influenced my understanding of these concepts, be sure to share how and why. Include additional insights you gained.
- If you think your colleagues might have misunderstood these concepts, offer your alternative perspective and be sure to provide an explanation for them. Include resources to support your perspective.
Below is the initial class discussion topic that is to be responded to and attached in PDF file are two (2) post that need a response based on one of the two (2) bullets above:
- Explain the agonist-to-antagonist spectrum of action of psychopharmacologic agents, including how partial and inverse agonist functionality may impact the efficacy of psychopharmacologic treatments.
- Compare and contrast the actions of g couple proteins and ion gated channels.
- Explain how the role of epigenetics may contribute to pharmacologic action.
- Explain how this information may impact the way you prescribe medications to patients. Include a specific example of a situation or case with a patient in which the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner must be aware of the medication’s action.