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Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
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EMS 130 - Pharmacology


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

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.

Prerequisites: EMS 110 ; DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: EMS 122 .
When Offered: (S)



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