Pharmacology Update for Nurses

Pharmacology Update for Nurses

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/2021

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $125.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course provides a brief overview of medication classes by body system and diseases.  It provides a brief description of diseases and lists specific medication classes for treatment and/or management.  The course then lists specific medications, both generic and brand name, side effects and adverse effects.  Finally, interventions for all healthcare providers are outlined for each medication group.

Instructor: Toni Malpass RN, MSN

Target Audience: Nurses and other interested healthcare providers

Length of Course:  5.5 hours

Learning Outcomes:  At the end of this presentation the learner will be able to:

  • list medications for specific diseases.
  • list side effects and adverse effects for medications.
  • discuss interventions for medications.

Credit Statements:

 Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 5.5 contact hours.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.  

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.