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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EG 106 - Pharmacology Lab

Credit Hours: 1

The lab course covers the psycho motor skills of medication administration. Skills include phlebotomy, intravenous cannulation, intravenous drug administration, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections, inhalation, endotracheal and sublingual drug administration.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate universal precautions and body substance isolation;
  • demonstrate cannulation of peripheral and external jugular veins;
  • demonstrate preparation and techniques for obtaining a blood sample;
  • demonstrate intraosseous needle placement and infusion;
  • demonstrate administration of oral and inhaled medications;
  • demonstrate administration of medications by the gastric tube and rectal route;
  • demonstrate preparation and administration of parenteral medications; and
  • demonstrate proper disposal of contaminated items and sharps.

Prerequisites: EG 103, EG 104, basic EMT, math (AARLV2) and English (AWRLV3 & ARELV3) pretest codes or higher.
Corequisites: EG 105, EG 110
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Students seeking entrance into this course must be currently certified as a basic EMT and be admitted to the paramedic curriculum to register for this course.