Pharmacology certification shows that LVNs have added knowledge in medication administration and patient education. Many employers look for the LPN who has this certification.
Preparation for NAPNES examination is incorporated in the curriculum of many LPN/LVNs nursing schools across the country, but it is often taught as a separate course as well. If you work full time, it could be difficult for you to find a pharmacology class that would fit your schedule.
Fortunately, there are many online pharmacology courses. You will need to see which one suits your needs and qualifications. You can complete online 54 hour Pharmacology course from anywhere you have access to the Internet. It is convenient and prepare you well for the NCLEX exam. Just take your time and find a course that follows and satisfies the California State Board of Vocational Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians Pharmacology requirements and regulations.
Online Pharmacology courses cover the following content: knowledge of commonly used drugs and their action, computation of dosages, preparation of medications, and principles of administration All the material is downloadable, so you do not need to purchase any additional text books.
Online courses are self paced courses, and are flexible for students who are working full time. Once you complete the course, a certificate of completion will be mailed to you. A copy will also be mailed directly to the BVNPT, notifying them that you have completed the course.