Course AvailabilityOnline: $1,495
Online classes are available for 90 days, from the time of purchase.
Pharmaceutical sales representatives market prescription drugs to physicians and other medical professionals. The position requires an extensive knowledge of medical terminology and a keen understanding of the role these drugs play in a treatment protocol. An excellent way to obtain this highly specialized knowledge and to prepare for a career as a pharmaceutical representative is to complete the Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative training program, available online from Vista College.
Attain Certification That Will Enhance Your Career
Completing the CNPR training program is an important first step to attaining certification from the National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives. NAPSR certification is widely respected throughout the pharmaceutical industry and medical field, as it validates your expertise and signifies your commitment to your profession. NAPSR certification can also prove to be an invaluable asset when seeking an entry-level pharmaceutical sales position or pursuing career advancement opportunities. Upon successful completion of our online program, you will be fully prepared to sit for and pass the NAPSR certification examination.
Elements of the CNPR Training Program
Our comprehensive 90-hour course begins by providing you with an overview of a pharmaceutical sales career and the pharmaceutical industry as a whole. You will also become intimately familiar with the day-to-day activities and tasks that are part of the representative’s role. As your training progresses, you will gain a solid understanding of essential medical and pharmaceutical terminology, as well as basic anatomy and physiology. Additionally, you will master concepts such as clinical pharmacology, managed care, drug sampling, therapeutic classes and categories, and much more. At the conclusion of your studies, you will have acquired the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to complete the NAPSR certification exam and embark on an exciting and challenging new career as a pharmaceutical representative.
Are You Prepared for the CNPR Course?
No prior pharmaceutical or healthcare industry experience is required to enroll in the Vista College CNPR program. To access the course materials, you will need a Web-enabled computer equipped with the Windows XP operating system or later version, the Windows IE 7 Web browser or later version, and Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. Your course includes the official NAPSR training manual. Course registration also entitles you to NAPSR membership, enabling you to sit for the NAPSR exam at no additional cost.
Enjoy the Convenience of Online Learning
Many Vista College students have prior work and family obligations. Online training allows you to fulfill your obligations while still allowing time for learning. Because you don’t have to travel to a classroom, you can study whenever your schedule allows, while eliminating the travel time and expense in the process. Our online programs are self-paced and self-directed, making them compatible with a wide range of learning styles. The Vista College CNPR course is facilitated by the NAPSR education director, ensuring your will receive the guidance you need to successfully complete the certification exam. You will have six months to complete your training, and an additional six-month extension is available at no additional cost should you require more time.