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PMC2000 Pharmacology for Paramedics

Short Description: Pharmacology for Paramedics
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 069905 - Paramedical Studies
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: BIO1203 and BIO1206


Pharmacology for Paramedics will address basic principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, the structure and function of commonly used medications and the pharmacology of the major classes of medications that students and paramedics may encounter in pre hospital healthcare. Students will also have the opportunity to learn how variables such as age, size and co-morbidities affect responses to medication. Finally, students will be presented with the principles and processes aligned with the safe administration of medications.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Date printed 5 December 2021