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PAR:203Pharmacology for Paramedics3

This course discusses drug theory and usage by paramedical personnel. Areas of emphasis are general principles of drug action, the mathematics of dosage calculation, the therapeutic effects, indications, contraindications, dosages, administration routes, and possible side effects of emergency drugs. Discussion of important prescription medications and their relationship to emergency treatment. Corequisite: PAR 201. Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.