EMS 126 - Basic Pharmacology Lab at Virginia Highlands Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2018-08-01

Focuses on the safe administration of medications in the emergency setting. Includes drug dose calculation and covers multiple routes of administration including oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intravenous, and intraosseous and other methods within the scope of practice for the emergency care provider.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to teach the novice student the skills related to intraosseous, 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 125

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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