EMS 257 : Paramedic Applied Pharmacology

This course introduces basic and advanced pharmacological agents and concepts, with an emphasis on drug classifications and the knowledge and skills required for safe, effective medication administration. Medication pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics will be evaluated for most medicines used in the pre-hospital setting. Students will also learn how to establish various routes of medication administration and procedures for administering medications via these routes. Students will also demonstrate mathematic computations for various durg and solution dose administration problems.

Prerequisites

Admission into program.

Corequisites

Overview

Program

Credits

2
Lecture Hours
1
Lab Hours
3
Manipulative Hours
0