3credit hour(s)Prerequisite:EMS 2103 + EMS 2105 + EMS 2192 + EMS 2207. Corequisite:EMS 2213 + EMS 2223 + EMS 2291 + EMS 2313. Provides understanding of how chemical agents act upon the body and the theoretical base for administering medications in the emergency setting. Includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic uses, adverse reactions, precautions and contraindications of medications used in the prehospital setting. Meets or exceeds the cognitive objectives of the National EMS Education Standards and incorporates the NM EMT-Paramedic Scope of Practice.