Course Descriptions

Pharmacology

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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.

Course Name: 

EMS-130

Class Hours: 

3

Lab Hours: 

3

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

4