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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
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EMS 130 - Pre-Hospital Pharmacology

3 credits

This course introduces the EMS professional to basic pharmacology including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, with an emphasis on the pre-hospital setting. The course presents a variety of medications according to their therapeutic application. Pertinent physiology and related diseases are also presented along with appropriate medications. Pharmacology is approached by body system (nervous system, respiratory system, cardiac system, etc.) so that the therapeutic action of drugs may be clearly understood.

Corequisite: EMS 121 Paramedic 1, Lab and Clinical Studies  and EMS 122 Paramedic 2, Lab and Clinical Studies .