Courses and Descriptions

PARA-2011Advanced Pharmacology

In this course, students will explore advanced theoretical concepts of pharmacology, toxicology and the principles of drug legislation that apply to an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP). Throughout this course, students will gain important theoretical knowledge on the medications an ACP will be responsible for administering in the pre-hospital field of medicine, including how to accurately calculate dosage, prepare and administer. Students will also gain a greater understanding of commonly prescribed medications, and the process of integrating pharmacological interventions with a patients' existing medication regimen.

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