NAPNES Pharmacology Syllabus
Course Credits: 45 + Hours
Course Description: This course will prepare the LP/VN to function with a greater knowledge of pharmacodynamics. This course focuses on the nursing process in drug therapy. Topics covered include drugs, drug interactions, medication administration, routes of administration, dosages, calculations, and patient teaching relating to medication. Additionally, an intensive math review is included in this course.
Format of the Course: The course is broken down into 8 Units with 16 modules covering related material. There are 2-3 chapters in each module.
Course Evaluation & Grading: This course is designed to prepare you for the NAPNES Pharmacology exam. After each assessment within the course, you will be given feedback regarding your progress. Use the following as your guide to gauge your readiness to take the actual certification exam.
|Score||Interpretation and Gauge|
|90 – 100%||You are well-prepared for the actual certification exam.|
|80 – 89%||You are prepared for the exam but further review / study would guarantee success.|
|70 – 79%||You are minimally prepared for this exam. Further review / study is highly recommended to ensure your success on the certification exam.|
|60 – 69%||You are below minimally passing requirements. Significant further review / study is required to ensure success on the certification exam.|
|59% or less||Unacceptable work. Significant further review / study is required to ensure success on the certification exam.|
Attendance Policy: This course is self-paced; however, we recommend completing it within 16 weeks or less. There is no specific time requirement for how many times you log in or how much time you spend in the course. However, the more time you spend in the course working through the materials and studying, the better you will do on the actual exam with NAPNES. We strongly recommend logging in at least 3 days per week. Take full advantage of this course!
Please be sure to take the NAPNES Pharmacology exam within a month of completing this course while the material is fresh in your mind!
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