NAPNES PHARMACOLOGY* Principles of Pharmacology & Medication Administration
*This course is open to anyone, however, you must
have an active LVN or LPN license and be in good
standing in order for a certificate to be issued by
NAPNES. After enrolling, you will be asked to
provide your LVN or LPN license number.
Who is NAPNES?
The NAPNES Certification in Pharmacology (NCP)
This certification program introduces LPNs/LVNs to the principles of pharmacology and medication administration. Drug classifications, medication assessment, procedures for administration, and dosage calculations of medications including a comprehensive review of mathematics used in nursing are covered.
The NAPNES Certification in Pharmacology (NCP) has been helping LPNs/LVNs be successful for 30+ years!
The NCP allows LPNs/LVNs to measure their pharmacology knowledge through successful exam completion. NAPNES offers this national, post-licensure credential that many employers require as it shows dedication to safe medication administration practices. Medical math and dosages/calculations are an integral component of this certification program.
- Lectures 61
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 26 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Students 106
- Assessments Yes
IMPORTANT course information.
Review of study skills. This is optional - NOT required.
Unit 1/Module 1: General Principles of Pharmacology
Unit 2/Module 2: Pharmacology and the Role of the LP/VN
Unit 2/Module 3: Pharmacology and the Role of the LP/VN
Quarter Exam 1 (Units 1-2)
Covers Units 1 & 2 / Modules 1-3
Unit 3/Module 4: Drug Therapy Affecting the Nervous System
Chapters 20 & 21
Unit 3/Module 5: Drug Therapy Affecting the Nervous System
Chapters 25 & 26
Unit 3/Module 6: Drug Therapy Affecting the Nervous System
Chapters 22 & 23
Unit 3/Module 7: Drug Therapy Affecting the Nervous System
Chapters 27 & 28
Quarter Exam 2 (Unit 3)
Covers Unit 3 / Modules 4-7
Unit 4/Module 8: Drug Therapy Affecting Kidney and Body Fluid Composition
Chapters 43 & 16
Unit 5/Module 9: Drug Therapy Affecting the Cardiovascular System
Chapters 42 & 44
Unit 5/Module 10: Drug Therapy Affecting the Cardiovascular System
Chapters 45 & 46
Unit 6/Module 11: Drug Therapy in Infection
Unit 6/Module 12: Drug Therapy in Infection
Quarter Exam 3 (Units 4-6)
Unit 7/Module 13: Drug Therapy in Cancer
Unit 8/Module 14: Drug Therapy Affecting the Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition
Chapters 15, 47-48
Unit 9/Module 15: Drug Therapy Affecting Respiratory Function
Chapters 40 & 41
Unit 10/Module 16: Drug Therapy Affecting Endocrine and Reproductive Function
Chapters 51 & 52
Quarter Exam 4 (Units 7-10)
Final Exam (ALL Units)