EMSE 202 Pharmacology and Pathophysiology in Paramedicine*

This course is an in-depth lecture of a portion of module 1 of the 1998 US DOT National Standard EMT-P Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. Topics include pharmacology, pathophysiology, IV therapy, medication administration and life span development.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

Biol 227, Biol 228, Acceptance into Paramedic Program.

EMSE 202Pharmacology and Pathophysiology in Paramedicine*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Technical

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

3 credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Biol 227, Biol 228, Acceptance into Paramedic Program.

Corequisite Narrative

EMSE 201,EMSE 203, EMSE 204, EMSE 205, EMSE 251L, EMSE 271C

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an in-depth lecture of a portion of module 1 of the 1998 US DOT National Standard EMT-P Curriculum and the National EMS Education Standards. Topics include pharmacology, pathophysiology, IV therapy, medication administration and life span development.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

A.      Review of Human Systems

B.       Pathophysiology / Acid Base Balance

C.       Pathophysiology / Cell Alterations

D.      Pathophysiology / Hypo perfusion

E.       Pathophysiology / Cellular Metabolism

F.       Pathophysiology / Immune system / Disease

G.      Life Span Development

H.      Pharmacology

I.         Intravenous access and Medication Administration

J.        Shock

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Measurement of the cognitive objectives will include traditional quizzes, tests, and exams in a multiple choice, fill in the blank, short answer and/or essay format.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

1. Written Final Test