Pharmacology

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 130 Pharmacology Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: EMS 110 and BIO 165 Local Requirement or BIO 168 Local Requirement and DRE 098 Local Requirement
Corequisites: EMS 122
Effective Term: Spring 2014

This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include medical terminology, pharmacological concepts, weights, measures, drug calculations, vascular access for fluids and medication administration and legislation. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of pharmacology.

2011FA Local Prereqs Added: BIO 165 or BIO 168 and ENG 090 with grade of C or better

2014FA - New Course Version (S23874)

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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