2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMT 200 - Pharmacology 1

2 CR
This course is designed to provide the paramedic students with a knowledge of basic pharmacological principles, biological factors influencing drug actions, predictable effects of drugs on physiologic problems, modifiers of predictable effects, commonalities and variations between the actions of drugs employed for comparable therapeutic effect, adverse effects of drugs that can and do commonly occur, and application for pharmacological therapy in the pre-hospital setting. Concentration will focus on cardiovascular drugs in this semester.

Additional Information: Department approval required.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will identify medications by the chemical make, generic name, trade name and official name.
  2. Students will distinguish common pharmacological terminology and abbreviations.
  3. Students will be able to calculate a proper medication dose.
  4. Students will formulate a pharmacological treatment plan for a patient suffering from an emergency.