CX0114: Pharmacology for the Nurse Practitioner

Course Description:

Pharmacology for the Nurse Practitioner provides a basic review of pharmacology for nurses who prescribe drugs or assist in patient education,

After completing this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between CSA drug schedules and pregnancy categories.
  2. List potential drug actions and identify receptors.
  3. Explain the four properties of pharmacokinetics.
  4. Discuss drug selection and the influence of patient factors.
  5. Identify best practices for prescribing in certain populations.
  6. Consider professional issues such as drug cost and the basics of Medicare.
  7. Recognize risk factors for adverse drug events and list ways to avoid prescription errors.

Course Options:

You can read this course for free. Pay for the course only if you want to grade the exam for continuing education credit (Contact Hours) towards your license.

After completing this course you can print your certificate immediately online. Click the logo below to enter the course.

Contact Hours: 8.50
Price: $42.00

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* Upon successful completion of our courses your certificate of completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to CE Broker every Monday at 4:00PM EST. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically!

**Upon successful completion of these courses your certificate of completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to the State Education Department daily at 4:00PM EST. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically!