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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.

  NAPNES Approved for 45 CE Hours for LPN/LVNs

Support Available

Questions? Not sure you can do it on your own? We are here to help every step of the way. This course has a payment plan to help you manage your monthly expenses.

Unlimited Access

24/7 online access for 6 months. You can access your course with any PC, tablet, or smartphone that has internet connectivity!

Gain Confidence

A syllabus, Powerpoint presentations, focus outlines, guided assignments, and quizzes are broken down into manageable chunks of information. There is a required reference textbook. The course activities let you know when you are ready for your certification exam. Feel confident on test day!


Our flexible courses allow you to control your own schedule. Go as fast (or as slow) as you wish! Payment plans are available. Know that you are prepared with self-assessment tools including quizzes, exams, and a final exam. You can retake all quizzes and exams until you are confident that you have mastered the material.

Quarter Exam 1 (Units 1-2)
Quarter Exam 2 (Unit 3)