Do I need CNPR Pharmaceutical Sales Training with Certification?

Good question and one that the NAPSRx receives frequently. Pharmaceutical companies typically seek to interview and hire sales candidates with pharmaceutical industry and product knowledge. Individuals who possess and has successfully completed the CNPR Program will be more capable of incorporating new information into discussions with physicians, allowing them to communicate on a professional level.

The NAPSRx has provided a quiz below that would test your current pharmaceutical industry knowledge so you can find out if you might need to complete the CNPR Pharmaceutical Sales Training program. The quiz is a simple test that any current Pharmaceutical Sales Rep should receive a score of 100%!

Please test your knowledge of the pharmaceutical sales industry by taking the quiz below. Quiz answers will be displayed immediately after submission and also emailed to you.

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  1. What does "asymptomatic" mean?
  2. ADME testing is primarily used in what field?
  3. Which statement is TRUE about drugs taken sublingually?
  4. The kidney of an 85-year-old person excretes drugs only _____ as efficiently as that of a 35-year-old person.
  5. Legally, bioequivalence of different versions of a drug can vary by up to ________.
  6. What are drugs that attract or bind to cell receptors in order to mimic or enhance activities by endogenous chemical messengers?
  7. Which components might cause patients' different reactions to brand name and generic drugs?
  8. What is CMAX?
  9. Which of the following is an Orange Book rating?
  10. What term denotes a drug that is identical or bioequivalent to the originator brand-name drug in dosage form, safety, strength, route, quality, performance, characteristics, and intended use?
  11. Which of the following is NOT a type of stem cell?
  12. Under PhRMA Code, which of the following actions by sales reps are permitted?
  13. What is a Drug Utilization Review (DUR)?