EMS 229 Paramedic Pharmacology

3 Credit Hours • 90 Contact Hours (45 Lecture/Lab Combination, 45 Practicum)

Note: Must have faculty consent to enroll

Introduces the paramedic student to advanced emergency pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. This course will include laws affecting the use and distribution of medications, medication dosing, clinical calculations, routes of administration and discussion of common medication classifications to include indications, contraindications and side effects.