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​​​Pharmacology on line course: $275
click here for frequently asked questions about the course and method 3

Self paced, Self study module - At your own time.

 Must be completed within one year from start date

This course meets the Pharmacology course requirement under method 3 of eligibility to sit for NCLEX-PN in the state of CA 
Please check the Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about this course and method 3

The only requirement that we need from students who signs up for our class is for them to understand that this course is mainly used to meet the requirements for equivalency method. It does not confer any degree. The experience/education requirement will be your responsibility. Whether you meet the experience or still working on your experience does not affect your ability in taking the course.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Knowledge of commonly used drugs and their action
  • Computation of dosages
  • Preparation of medications
  • Principles of administration

All exams are done online

A  grade of at least 75% will earn you 54 hours credit for Pharmacology which you can use to satisfy the Pharmacology course requirement under the equivalency method (method 3) of the CA Board of Vocational Nursing.

Two sets of transcript will be mailed to you upon successful completion of the course. One will be sealed and marked as "Board Copy" which you can mail to the board together with your application form. There will be a $35 fee for any additional transcript requested.

Is our course accepted by the Board? 

     You may call the Board directly and inquire about us. 

Click here to see a letter from the board to a student inquiring about our course

(letter courtesy of the student herself)

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Please read our refund/cancellation policy 
before registering for this course.

If you have questions, please read the Frequently Asked Questions page before contacting us. 
Please be specific on your questions when sending us an email. Send your email inquiries to 

You can enroll and start anytime!


1. Click on the REGISTER NOW below. You will be directed to the payment page. You will be registered once you have completed your payment. If your payment (card) information is different from the student taking the class, make sure that you enter the student name and email address on the "add additional note to merchant" which is found below the total of your order details.

2. We will send you an email confirmation AND instructions on how to access the course once we have received confirmation of your payment. This may take 24-48 hours after you have made your payment. Be sure to add to your safe contact list so that emails from us will not be forwarded to your junk mail.  

3. You will have one year from your registration date to complete the course. The average time to complete the course is about 4-6 weeks.

Please read our refund/cancellation policy 
before registering for this course.