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Pharmacology I for EMS

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 130 Pharmacology I for EMS 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: EMS 110 and BIO 165 Local Requirement or BIO 168 Local Requirement and ENG 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: EMS 120 and EMS 131
Effective Term: Fall 2000

This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for intermediate and paramedic certification. Topics include terminology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, weights, measures, drug calculations, legislation, and administration routes. 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


  • : 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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