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Pharmacology PNUR 1100* (online)

Course Description

This self-paced online course provides an opportunity to review Canadian Pharmacology. A qualified RN instructor facilitates the course and is available for support / questions.

Please note:  Applicants intending to register for Consolidated Clinical (PNUR 1130) are required to show proof of English proficiency.  Please see the Consolidated Clinical website for full details.

Course Format

This self-paced, online tutor available Pharmacology course is offered every semester.  Learners are expected to spend five (5) to six (6) hours per unit (total of 9 units) online, supplemented by additional research and study time. It is anticipated that students will complete at least one (1) unit per week dependent upon knowledge acquisition abilities and previous level of foundational knowledge. Exams are an additional two (2) hours, three (3) times within the course.  The course is open for the full semester (14 weeks) though learners may complete sooner.  Learners who register late do not have the full fourteen (14) weeks available to them.  No extensions are available.

Course Cost

$500.00 CAD, plus GST

Course Grade

Successful grade for this course is Mastery.

Learners who are not successful in PNUR 1100, Pharmacology may attempt the course for a second time. Learners requesting a second attempt are required to seek permission from the Director, in writing. Learners are advised to contact their Canadian Nursing Regulatory Body for advisement if they are not successful after a second attempt. No exceptions. Please note, there is no appeal mechanism within KPU for students receiving non-mastery.

How to Register

Please use the link located on the Faculty of Health, Professional Studies homepage and register via "flexreg".  The course to search is PNUR 1100.  Each month a new registration window opens.  The dates noted on these registration windows pertain to the registration timeline and not the course timelines.  The course timeline can be found on our home page under the heading Schedules.

Registration Deadline

Registration closes 1 month prior to the end of the semester to ensure students have sufficient time to complete the course.

Current Course Schedule

Current course schedules are available on our main webpage for Professional Studies Health and on the online registration system Flexreg

Text Books (mandatory)/Course Materials

Internet access required.  Wi-Fi technology not recommended for quiz/exams.  Online course modality may not be fully functional when utilizing iPads &/or android devices.

Textbook required.  Do not start the course without the text.

  • Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice, current edition, By available from the publisher, online (new or used), and available from the Kwantlen bookstore (limited quantities).
  • Canadian Drug Guidebook current edition


Please contact our Program Assistant at 604.599.2232 or email