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Option 2. Online class: $425 (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE)

Please refer to our refund and cancellation policy 
before you register for this option

You will be meeting with the instructor on a predetermined date and time just like a regular class but at the convenience of your home using your computer or smart phone. The instructor will discuss the topics and lecture slides that will be viewed on your computer/phone. You will have the ability to ask questions/interact with the instructor similar to a traditional classroom setting.


Option 1. Online course: $275

Please refer to our refund and cancellation policy

before you register for this option. 

This option does not meet with an Instructor. It is a self-paced, self-study course. Start anytime and can be completed as soon as you can but must be completed within one (1) year from registration. 

 Click here to learn more and register for the online course

Option 3: Live Class + Home Study : $550 

Please refer to our refund and cancellation policy 

before you register for this option. 

Traditional classroom setting class. Meets at least once a week with an instructor in a classroom setting. This option offers the benefit of not only having a lecture discussion with an instructor but also the opportunity to learn some of the common skills that are expected from an LVN such as inserting NG tubes, preparation and administration of hypodermic injections. These skills are learned with the use of manikins and not on actual patients. "Clinical Rotations" are not permitted on this type of course.



San Diego

54 Hours Pharmacology Course

This course meets the Pharmacology course requirement under method 3 of eligibility to sit for NCLEX-PN in the state of CA 

Target Audience:

1. VN/RN students who need a Pharmacology course to take the NCLEX-PN based on the equivalency method

​2. Foreign RN graduates who are required to take a Pharmacology course to be eligible for NCLEX PN in the state of CA

​3. CNA/MA/EMT who meet the experience requirement set by CA BVNPT under method 3

Method 3 requires the equivalent of completion of 51 months of paid bedside nursing experience in an acute care facility, verification of skill competency, and 54-theory hours of pharmacology.

Please check the Frequently asked questions to learn more about this course and method 3

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

You can sign up for the class at anytime.

This course covers the following topics:

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

Pharmacology Course Options