Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 130 Pharmacology 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: EMS 110
Corequisites: EMS 122
Effective Term: Spring 2019

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)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2019FA – New Course Version (S25187)

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002, BIO 165, BIO 168, Add BIO 163

2021FA – Delete Local Prereq: BIO 163


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