2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 30, 2021  
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EMS 209 - Advanced Pharmacology


4 credits
Focuses on the principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug administration. Includes drug legislation, techniques of medication administration, and principles of math calculations. Emphasizes drugs used to manage respiratory, cardiac, neurological, gastrointestinal, fluid and electrolyte and endocrine disorders and includes classification, mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, precautions, and patient education. Incorporates principles related to substance abuse and hazardous materials. Applies principles during the assessment and management of trauma, medical, and specialty patients in a laboratory environment. Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours. Total: 5 hours per week.



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