Advanced Introductory Principles of Pharmacology




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Contact Hours: 2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 pharmacology hours).

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2.5 Contact Hours

30 days of access (renewable)

Printable handouts

5-item quiz

100% online

This CE offering is ideal for the nurse practitioner seeking a detailed refresher on the advanced introductory principles of pharmacology and prescribing medications. Use it to keep your medication fundamentals up-to-date.

The session begins by presenting indispensable, respected resources regarding drug information and clinical practice guidelines. It also recommends best practices for literature retrieval via search engines and electronic sources. It then provides a detailed discussion of key pharmacological topics that will augment both the nurse practitioner’s background knowledge and his or her ability to proceed with informed confidence while prescribing and recommending medications. This offering contains a thorough discussion of the following topics:

  • History of drug regulation
  • Stages of drug development and approval
  • Understanding drug names
  • Federal drug classification and schedules
  • Prescription writing
  • Phases of drug action
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Practical principles of pharmacology

Individual CE/Pharmacology

All Individual Continuing Education Courses include a lecture video, lecture handouts (available to download and print), a timed 5-question quiz, and a printable CE certificate. After your registration to the course, you will be able to access your course materials immediately, for one month, within your Barkley & Associates account.

How to use your CE/Pharmacology:

  1. Simply watch the CE lecture video in the Courses tab within your Barkley & Associates’ account.
  2. Proceed to the 5-question quiz. You have 3 attempts to pass the quiz. You have a total of 3 attempts to pass the quiz to receive your CE credits for this course.
  3. Please complete your CE Evaluation upon completion of the course, and you will then be able to download and/or print your certificate.

Refunds are not allowed on any of Barkley & Associates’ products. This includes (but is not limited to) our individual CE Offerings, CE packages, 45-hour Advanced Pharmacology, and 45-Hour Differential Diagnosis Pharmacology.

What Makes
Our CE
"Simply the Best!"

Features concise up-to-date lectures with full slideshows

Lecture handouts (available to download and print)

One month to complete from time of purchase.

Fast forward/rewind capability so you can be sure to master the material

Full screen capability; perfect for tablet users

Access on your computer immediately!

Portable: Carry with you on your smartphone or laptop

Obtain needed CE and pharmacology contact hours