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    Oct 23, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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EMS 130 Pharmacology (4 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take EMS 110  
Corequisites: Take EMS 122  
This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include medical terminology, pharmacological concepts, weights, measures, drug calculations, vascular access for fluids and medication administration and legislation. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of pharmacology.



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