Topics Covered in the NAPLEX® Review Course

Our NAPLEX® Review Course covers all of the major organ systems and disease states that are most likely to be seen on the NAPLEX®.  This NAPLEX® Review Course was developed based on the various domains listed by the NABP Exam Blueprint.  Yes, our review course does include a review of Biostatistics, which is also on the NAPLEX®.

Lectures

Study Tips:  Approaches to Preparing and Taking the NAPLEX®

Biostatistics - Made Easy & Relevant
for the NAPLEX®
     Basics of Study Design
     Types of Bias
     Nominal vs. Ordinal vs. Continuous Data
     Parametric vs. Nonparametric Statistical Tests
     How to Pick the Right Statistical Test
     How to Appropriately Interpret a p-Value
     How to Appropriately Interpret a 95% CI
     How to Quickly Calculate & Interpret:
          Relative Risk (RR)
          Number Needed to Treat (NNT)
          Odds Ratio (OR)
          Sensitivity & Specificity
          Positive & Negative Predictive Value
     Meta Analysis
     Pharmacoeconomics - The Essentials

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
     Calculations Made Easy
     ADME
     Phase I & Phase II Metabolism
     Drug Interactions (CYP, UGT, transporters)

General Health
     Screenings & Preventative Health for Diseases
          Alcohol Dependence
          Breast Cancer
          Cervical Cancer
          Colon Cancer
          Obesity
          Osteoporosis
          Prostate
          Skin Cancer
          Smoking
     Vitamin Replacement

Pharmacogenetics
     Single Nucleotide Genetic Polymorphisms
     Common Medications Affected in Clinical Practice
     Impact of Drug Metabolism, Efficacy, and Safety

Immunology
     Allergic Rhinitis
     Hypersensitivity Reactions
     Immunizations& Vaccinations
          Childhood & Adult Immunization Schedule
          HPV
          Influenza
          Meningococcal
          Pneumococcal        
          Tetanus       
     Infectious Diseases
          Antibiotics Drug Class Review
          Antifungals Review
          Antivirals Review
          HIV/Antiretroviral Review
          Treatment of Common Infections
               Meningitis
               Sinusitis
               Otitis Media
               Otitis Externa
               Pharyngitis
               Pneumonia
               Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori)
               Diverticulitis
               Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
               Pyelonephritis
               Cystitis
               Prostatitis
               Cellulitis
               STDS

Cardiovascular
     Angina & ACS
     Antiarrhythmics
     DVT/PE
     Hypertension
     Heart Failure
          Diastolic Heart Failure
          Systolic Heart Failure
          Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
     Hyperlipidemia
     Stroke

Dermatological
     Acne
     Contact Dermatitis
     Dermatomyositis
     Eczema
     Onychomycosis
     Psoriasis
     Scabies
     Shingles
     Tinea  capitis (Ringworm of the scalp)
     Tinea corporis (Ringworm)
     Tinea cruris (Jockitch)
     Tinea pedis (Athlete's foot)
     Tinea versicolor
     Warts

Endocrine
     Adrenal Disorders
          Addison's Disease
          Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
          Cushing's Disease
     Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 & 2
          DKA
          NKHHS
     Hyperparathyroidism
     Pheochromocytoma
     Thyroid Disorders

Electrolytes
     Hypo- & Hypercalcemia
     Hypo- & Hyperkalemia
     Hypo- & Hypernatremia

Gastrointestinal
     Achalasia
     Constipation
     Diarrhea
     Diverticulosis
     GERD
     Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori)
     Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
          Crohn's Disease
          Ulcerative Colitis
     Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
     Nausea & Vomiting
     Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)
     Pancreatitis
     Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Hematological
     Anemia
          Iron Deficiency Anemia
          Microcytic Anemia
          Macrocytic Anemia
     Anticoagulation
     Antithrombotic Therapy
     Hemophilia A & B
     Hypercoagulable Disorders
          Protein C & S Deficiency
          Factor V Leiden
          Prothrombin G20210A Mutations
     Sickel Cell Disease
     Thrombotic Thromocytopenia Purpura (TTP)
     Thrombolytics
      Von Willebrands Disease (vWD)

Liver
     Cirrhosis
     Esophageal Varices
     Hepatitis
     Reye's Syndrome
     Wilson's Disease

Musculoskeletal
     Avascular Necrosis
     Fibromyalgia   
     Gout & Hyperuricemia
     Myasthenia Gravis
     Osteoarthritis (OA)
     Osteoporosis

Neurological
     Alzheimer's Disease    
     Epilepsy
     Headaches & Migraines
     Pain (Acute & Chronic)
     Parkinson's Disease
     Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

Oncology
     Chemotherapeutic Agents
          Antineoplastic Agents
          Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors
          Monoclonal Antibodies

Psychiatric
     ADHD
     Anxiety Disorders
     Bipolar Disorder
     Depression
     Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
     Panic Attacks
     Schizophrenia

Pulmonary
     Asthma
     COPD
     Cystic Fibrosis
     Pulmonary Hypertension

Renal
     Acute Tubular Necrosis (ATN)    
     Anemia of CKD
     Diabetic Nephropathy
     Hyperphosphatemia
     Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)
     Nephrotic & Nephritic Syndromes
     Pre-renal Azotemia

Rheumatological
     Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
     Temporal Arteritis

Urological
     BPH
     Nephrolithiasis

Women's Health
     Hormone Replacement
     Post-Menopausal Symptoms
     Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
     Vulvovaginitis

Toxicology
     Toxidromes & Antidotes
     Acetaminophen Overdose
     Aspirin Overdose
     Benzodiazepine Overdose
     Beta Blocker & Calcium Channel Blockers
     Opioid or Heroin Overdose
     Tricyclic Antidepressant (TCA) Overdose

Drugs of Abuse
     Alcohol (Ethanol)
          Delirium Tremens
          Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
     Amphetamines
     Cocaine
     LSD
     Marijuana
     Opiates
     PCP

Additional Study Aids

Important Equations
Top 200 Drugs
Oncology Drug Reference Tools
Common Herbs and Facts for the NAPLEX

 

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