Basic Pharmacology - EMS 125 at Patrick & Henry Community College

Effective: 2018-08-01

Course Description

Prepares students to demonstrate competency concerning basic principles of pharmacology, drug dosage calculations and medication administration. Introduces medications listed in the Advanced EMT (AEMT) scope of practice.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the novice student to the principles of pharmacology and skills related to intravenous therapy and medication administration.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 126.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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