EMS 211 - Pharmacology 1
This course is part 1 of a 2-part course within a multi-part program in paramedic education. This course covers the knowledge, skill and behaviors required of a paramedic in pharmacology. Cognitive and psychomotor domains are measured for competency by a combination of written exams and skill demonstration. The affective domain is measured for competency using published professional standards. Program graduates are eligible to take the Program graduates are eligible to take the National Registry Paramedic Cognitive and Psychomotor Exams.
Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Paramedicine
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will be able to:
1. Understand the concept of pharmacology
2. Apply principles of pharmacology to the treatment of patients
3. Demonstrate understanding of indications, contraindications, side and adverse effects, and desired outcomes of medications
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