EMS Care Chapter 08 | Principles of Pharmacology

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EMS Care Chapter 08 | Principles of Pharmacology | 1 Hour CME Credit

We begin this EMS Care Chapter 08 | Principles of Pharmacology with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore in-depth:

  • Lesson 1:  Medication Safety
  • Lesson 2:  Routes of Medication Administration
  • Lesson 3:  Forms of Medications
  • Lesson 4:  How to Administer Medication
  • Lesson 5:  Medication Errors

The Core Concepts and takeaways from this chapter include:

  • Medication Safety
  • Kinds of Medication used in an emergency
  • Basic medication terminology

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take the online course for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  • This course is part of the EMT Recertification Day 2 curriculum and the New Initial EMT Course.  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all 5 lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.
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What Will You Learn?

  • Required credits for Recertification or New Initial EMT

Course Content

EMS Care Chapter 08 | Principles of Pharmacology

  • Introduction to Principles of Pharmacology
  • Chapter 08 | Lesson 1 | Medication Safety
  • Chapter 08 | Lesson 2 & 3 | Routes & Forms of Medication
  • Chapter 08 | Lesson 4 | How to Administer Medication
  • Chapter 08 | Lesson 5 | Medication Errors
  • Chapter 08 | Lesson 6 | Chapter Review
  • EMS Care | Ch08 | Principles of Pharmacology | Quiz

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