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Pharmacology Basics

Pharmacology Basics

Course author: Liz Boldon, RN, MSN
Contact Hours: 4.0
Pharmacology Hours: 4.00

Price: Free!

Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
This course expires on: 4/1/2019
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Course Description
This course will describe the basic principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetic processes including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, as well as several drug classes and some of the commonly seen drugs within those classes.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Receptors
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Drug Nomenclature
  • Drug Classifications
NurseCe4Less is ANCC approved
NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)


The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names are used in courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

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