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ARNP & Pharmacology   

Variety of ARNP and pharmacology topics by experts in the field. Schedules and presenters vary by offering.

Who Should Enroll

ARNPs and nurses with interest in the course material.

Open to all RNs.

Registration Notes

Credential/Accreditation Information

Pacific Lutheran University is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development as provisionally approved by the Montana State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacology credit can be used toward 15 clock hours necessary for ARNPs with prescriptive authority (WAC 246-840-451).

Refund Policies

This course operates by the Nursing Refund Policies.


The Pawscribing Project: Assistance Animal Training for Providers $0.00
Instructor(s):  Alicia Valentino, BSN, RN, DNP-PMHNP (C)
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1.5
Location: fully online

The Pawscribing Project: Assistance Animal Training for Providers

Self-Study, Asynchronous Course

An online, pre-recorded training program that delivers comprehensive information on assistance animals to help support providers in the clinical practice setting.

Discussion on:

  • Legal definitions and terms
  • Clinical significance
  • Guidance on effective evaluation and certification letters
  • Provider role
  • Implications

Learning outcomes:

To increase provider knowledge on assistance animals, evaluate the effectiveness of training modality, and evaluate the impact of training on clinical practice.

1.5 Nursing Contact Hours
Instructor Alicia Valentino, BSN, RN, DNP-PMHNP (C)


IUDs: the Ins and Outs from an Expert Clinician $50.00
Instructor(s):  Bob Smithing, MSN, FNP, FAANP
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 2
Location: fully online

IUDs: Selection, Insertion, Removal, Problem Solving, & Patient Education

Instructor: Bob Smithing, MSN, FNP, FAANP


Participants learn correct methods for administering a cervical block, inserting the five currently available IUDs (Paragard, Liletta, Mirena, Kyleena, and Skyla), and matching the most appropriate IUD with their patient.
Participants can register at any time and will receive an email within 1 business day containing information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is an asynchronous session.
2.0 Contact hours available, including 1.5 Pharm Credits.



Contact Information
Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education

Phone: 253-535-7722

Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education
12180 Park Avenue S.
Tacoma, WA 98447