May 28, 2024  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog 
    
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMS 209 - Advanced Pharmacology (4 CR.)


HLT 250  plus EMS 213  are equivalent to EMS 209. Students cannot receive credit for both this sequence and EMS 209. 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. Includes classification, mechanism of action, indications, contra-indications, 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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