24/7 Advanced Online Pharmacology Packages
Earn 1- 9 Pharmacology CE in a Fun and Easy way!

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    • Features a concise, up-to-date lecture, full slideshow
    • PowerPoint slide handouts available for FREE download
    • Pharmacology courses specific to your specialty
    • Fast forward/rewind capability so you can be sure to master the material

    • You will have 1 month to complete from time of purchase.
    • Smart phone and iPad compatible
    • Easy to obtain contact hours of pharmacology credit
      • Each video is accompanied by a 5-item quiz.
      • To obtain CE credit, one must score > 70%.
      • Each quiz may be repeated a maximum of 3 times.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15436, for the specified number of contact hours.
Barkley & Associates, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 080518.
All NP state regulatory agencies (i.e., State Boards of Nursing) and national certifying bodies (e.g., ANCC, AANP, AACN, PNCB, and NCC) recognize and accept AANP CE credit for recertification! For initial prescriptive authority/furnishing, approval is pending in CA.


In this session, the nurse practitioner will learn about new drugs recently introduced to the market for a variety of indications including pain, infection, hypertension, endocrine diseases, and others. Tips for how to best monitor the market for drug updates are included in this content. Additionally, drugs on the FDA watch list, or those recently removed from the market are discussed. Drugs which were recently issued black box warnings and how this process occurs is also highlighted.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Populations susceptible to drug errors and how to minimize these errors in practice; pediatric and elderly populations are particularly covered

  • Joint Commission updates and recommendations on safety and monitoring of drugs

  • Latest pharmacologic updates in pediatric and adult medicine pertaining to safe drug use

Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan

The profile of drug abuse in the United States is ever-changing.  In this presentation, the participant will learn about the latest trends in drugs of abuse including illicit drugs, alcohol, prescription drugs and designer drugs.  Both stimulant and sedative drugs are addressed with respect to effects on the body, outcomes of long-and short-term abuse, geographic trends, and differences across the lifespan.  Interventions, treatment and management of the patient who abuses drugs are discussed per agent.  Drug testing and detection methods are examined, along with common methods for adulterating drugs tests.


Included in this talk is information on:

  • Trends, symptomatology and treatment of stimulant drugs of abuse including cocaine and crack, methamphetamine, bath salts and Ecstasy
  • Trends, symptomatology and management of depressant drugs of abuse including marijuana, Spice, GHB, alcohol and inhalants
  • The problem of prescription drug abuse, including trends, most problematic drugs, management of patients who become addicted to these agents
  • Basics of drug testing including knowledge of persistence of drugs in the system, the immunoassay, GC-MS, and checking for adulterants of a drug test