NAPNES Pharmacology Certification Course
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.
- This course introduces LPNs/LVNs to the principles of pharmacology and medication administration. Drug classifications, medication assessment, procedures for administration, and dosage calculations of medications and intravenous fluid rates are covered. Safety precautions, guidelines, and documentation are discussed.
- Our course guides you through reading assignments, Powerpoint presentations, focus outlines, self-assessment quizzes and the final exam. Content is grouped into manageable chunks and organized by body system. Math for nurses is an integral piece of this course and we provide you with numerous opportunities to learn and practice your math skills.
- Build and expand your employability. Demonstrate that you are committed to excellence in caring for people covering the principles of pharmacology and safe medication administration. This learned and earned excellence includes increased professional credibility, recognition of your expertise, greater impact as a job candidate, and a heightened sense of personal achievement.