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    • One 5-item quiz
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Barkley & Associates, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 080518.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15436, for the specified number of contact hours.

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! 

Advanced Pharmacology is an ever-changing field. Standard safety precautions must be followed, but as new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy may become necessary or appropriate. Readers are advised to check the most current product information provided by the manufacturer of each drug to be administered to verify the recommended dose, the method and duration of administration and contraindications. It is the responsibility of the licensed prescriber, relying on expertise and knowledge of the patient, to determine dosages and the best treatment for each individual patient. Neither Barkley & Associates nor any contributing authors assume any responsibility for any injury and/or damage to persons or property arising from this publication.

PMHNP Continuing Education Offerings
PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology
PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology

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Price: $29.95

PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology
PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest drugs affecting the peripheral and central nervous system as well as the latest psychopharmacological drugs.

Included in this session is information on:

Nervous System: Overview, Autonomic Nervous System, Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Physiology Review...
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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)


Dangerous Controlled Substances Package
Dangerous Controlled Substances Package

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Price: $89.95

Dangerous Controlled Substances Package
Dangerous Controlled Substances Package

An understanding of controlled substances is key to safe prescribing for the Advanced Nurse Practitioner. In this presentation, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner will learn about State and Federal laws that apply to the authority relating to prescribing controlled substances. In particular, ethical and fiscal considerations of prescribing will be considered.

1. Introduction to Controlled Substances
2. Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
3. Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing
4. Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan

9 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 9 hours of pharmacology)

Psychopharmacology Update
Psychopharmacology Update

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Price: $29.95

Psychopharmacology Update
Psychopharmacology Update


In this talk, the latest drugs for depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar affective disorder, and other psychiatric syndromes are examined. Efficacy of many of these agents has recently been improved, or in some cases, questioned. Such issues are examined, keeping in mind the best treatment outcomes for the patient. Additionally, side effects and medication compliance are discussed, as these greatly…

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

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Price: $29.95

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

The process of pharmacokinetics describes how the body interacts with drugs, including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. All of these play a major role in drug selection and outcomes.

Included in this session is information on:

The four aspects of pharmacokinetics including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion...

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)


Updates in Pain Management
Updates in Pain Management

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Price: $29.95

Updates in Pain Management
Updates in Pain Management


The complexity of pain management, which often includes the cause of pain, in addition to the patient’s age, gender, and other factors requires the advanced practice nurse to consider the best options when selecting the right medications. This multifactorial process must account for all of these aspects to determine the best plan of action for managing pain.

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan
Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan

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Price: $29.95

Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan
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…

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Antibiotics Update
Antibiotics Update

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Price: $29.95

Antibiotics Update
Antibiotics Update


In this update, the participant will learn about the basics of antibiotics with respect to mechanism of action, spectrum of activity, and use. Further, side effects, allergy and special considerations of each antibiotic class will be discussed. Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance will be considered, and treatment strategies for resistant organisms in the hospital and community....

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Alternative Therapies
Alternative Therapies

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Price: $19.95

Alternative Therapies
Alternative Therapies


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on alternative therapy options of pharmacology.

Included in this session is information on:

Dietary Supplements, Safety, Vitamins, Herbal Remedies, Evidence-Based Resources.


1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

Pain Management
Pain Management

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Price: $19.95

Pain Management
Pain Management

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest common drugs in pain management, dermatology and ocular pharmacology as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Pain Management Discussion, Ocular Pharmacology, Dermatology Pharmacology, Drugs for Headaches, Herbal Preparations.

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


Renal Agents
Renal Agents

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Price: $19.95

Renal Agents
Renal Agents


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest renal drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Anatomy and Physiology Review: Kidneys and the Nephron, Renal Absorption, Secretion, and Failure, Management of Renal Disease: Diuretics, Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors, Loop Diuretics...

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


Respiratory Pharmacology
Respiratory Pharmacology

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Price: $19.95

Respiratory Pharmacology
Respiratory Pharmacology


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest respiratory drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Allergic Rhinitis, H1-receptor Antagonists/Antihistamines, Nasal Decongestants, Intranasal Glucocorticoids...

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)

Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

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Price: $29.95

Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest gastrointestinal drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Drugs for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD): Nonpharmacologics, Antacids, Antacid+Alginic Acid, Histamine2-Receptor Antagonists...
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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Exploring the Top 20 Drugs
Exploring the Top 20 Drugs

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Price: $29.95

Exploring the Top 20 Drugs
Exploring the Top 20 Drugs


This talk explores the current top 20 prescribed drugs by their categories of use for indications ranging from cardiovascular disease, pain, infection, endocrine disorders, and others. Commonly prescribed drugs are discussed with respect to their mechanism, safety, and special populations for use. A brief discussion of the top 20 street and abused drugs is also included...

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Infectious Diseases Update
Infectious Diseases Update

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Price: $29.95

Infectious Diseases Update
Infectious Diseases Update


This presentation provides the most up-to-date information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in emerging and reemerging infectious diseases. Relevant pharmacotherapeutic options and controversies in the management of infectious diseases are explored. In addition, vaccinations guidelines in adults and healthcare-associated disease concerns are covered.

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy
Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy

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Price: $29.95

Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy
Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy

This presentation examines common prescribing errors and polypharmacy. Common reasons for prescribing mistakes are evaluated, along with the roles of the nurse, prescriber, and pharmaceutical company.

Included in this session is information on:

Evaluating prescribing mistakes and the roles of nurse, prescriber and pharmaceutical company.

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation
Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

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Price: $19.95

Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation
Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

This presentation provides the most up-to-date information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

Included in this session is information on:

Information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation.



1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


Advanced Introductory Principles
Advanced Introductory Principles

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Price: $29.95

Advanced Introductory Principles
Advanced Introductory Principles

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on advanced principles of pharmacology.

Included in this session is information on:

Drug Information Resources, History of Drug Regulation, Stages of Drug Development and Approval, Drug Names, Federal Drug Classification, and Schedules, Prescription Writing, Phases of Drug Action, Pharmacokinetics: Absorption…
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2.5 Contact Hours of Pharmacology

Drugs for Bacterial Infections
Drugs for Bacterial Infections

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Price: $29.95

Drugs for Bacterial Infections
Drugs for Bacterial Infections

Antibacterial agents are powerful tools, and it is important to use them with precision. This advanced session provides an in-depth discussion of the most appropriate drugs to prescribe for bacterial infections, allowing you to confidently navigate this complex area of pharmacology. The talk begins with a discussion of bacterial pathogenicity and virulence, and the science behind anti-infectious agents is reviewed. Next, the session delves into detailed discussion of specific antibiotic drugs.

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Drugs for Fungal Infections
Drugs for Fungal Infections

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Price: $19.95

Drugs for Fungal Infections
Drugs for Fungal Infections

In the case of an uncomfortable, unsightly, or dangerous fungal infection, you and your patient both want the most efficient treatment—but which agent should you choose? This advanced pharmacology session will equip you with the knowledge that you need to make the most appropriate treatment decision. After a review of the science behind fungus propagation, this presentation goes into an in-depth discussion of the modes of action and side effects of current antifungal drugs.

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


Drugs for Inflammation
Drugs for Inflammation

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Price: $19.95

Drugs for Inflammation
Drugs for Inflammation

With powerful pain-relieving properties and convenient access for patients, anti-inflammatory agents are some of the most frequently used drugs in the United States. Still, it is important that you use caution and discernment when prescribing these drugs or advising your patients on the best over-the-counter agent for their needs. This advanced pharmacology session provides a review of the science behind acute inflammation before engaging in detailed discussion of the modalities of commonly used anti-inflammatory agents. A portion of the presentation is also dedicated to the risks associated with common anti-inflammatory drugs, which can range from tinnitus to ulcers and drug fever.

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

Drugs for Viral Diseases
Drugs for Viral Diseases

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Price: $19.95

Drugs for Viral Diseases
Drugs for Viral Diseases

To stay one step ahead of mutations and resistance, NPs need to keep current with antiviral medications. This CE offering will fortify your pharmacology skills by giving you the latest information on antiviral and antiretroviral drugs. The session includes expert advice on choosing long-term regimens for the care of HIV, as well as which regimens should be avoided. The best practices for treating more acute viral conditions such as influenza and cytomegalovirus are discussed. The presentation also contains plans for the care of various strains of hepatitis.

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)

Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)
Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)

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Price: $19.95

Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)
Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest endocrine drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Hypothalamus and Pituitary: Physiology, Hormones, Clinical Uses of Hypothalamic Hormones, Anterior Pituitary Agents, Posterior Pituitary Agents, Thyroid Physiology, Values for Thyroid Function Tests, Thyroid Agents, Anti-Thyroid...

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)


Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology
Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology

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Price: $19.95

Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology
Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest endocrine and reproductive drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Hypothalamic and Pituitary Regulation, Ovarian Control of Female Reproductive Functionm, Oral Contraceptives: Types of Estrogen-Progestin Formulations...

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)

What’s Hot and What’s to Watch
What’s Hot and What’s to Watch

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Price: $29.95

What’s Hot and What’s to Watch
What’s Hot and What’s to Watch

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…

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances
Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances

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Price: $29.95

Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances
Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances


An understanding of controlled substances is key to safe prescribing for the Advanced Nurse Practitioner. In this presentation, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner will learn about State and Federal laws that apply to the authority relating to prescribing controlled substances. In particular, ethical and fiscal considerations of prescribing will be considered. It is important for the ANP to understand the indications and contraindications for controlled substances—particularly schedule 2 drugs.


2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)


Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing
Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing

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Price: $29.95

Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing
Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing


Safe prescribing of controlled substances mandates that the Advanced Nurse Practitioner is aware of State and Federal laws regulating this process. In this presentation, rules for prescribing each of the controlled substances will be discussed. Methods to decrease drug diversion including risk evaluation mitigation strategies, prescription drug monitoring programs, and dear prescriber letters will also be illustrated.


2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely

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Price: $29.95

Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely


Controlled substances encompass a wide variety of medications from pain relievers to diet medications. An understanding of these drugs will help the Advanced Nurse Practitioner more safely treat patients in both the hospital and outpatient settings. In this presentation, controlled substances and their schedules will be described.


2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Prescribing Controlled Substances Package
Prescribing Controlled Substances Package

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Price: $69.95

Prescribing Controlled Substances Package
Prescribing Controlled Substances Package

An understanding of controlled substances is key to safe prescribing for the Advanced Nurse Practitioner. In this presentation, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner will learn about State and Federal laws that apply to the authority relating to prescribing controlled substances. In particular, ethical and fiscal considerations of prescribing will be considered.

1. Introduction to Controlled Substances
2. Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
3. Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing

6.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 6.5 hours of pharmacology)