CNS Pharmacology

CNS Pharmacology is a program designed for all Paramedics. You will learn how neurotransmitters and common drugs interact to produce the signs and symptoms we see in our patients. Through a practical understanding of first principles, you will be able to interpret the common presentations of various Toxidromes.

The Introductory Course consists of a manual and short open book quiz to focus your learning. This program is full of high return facts which will help you become expert in the assessment and treatment of complicated cases. This program is designed to ensure you are up to date on the latest advances in emergency medicine. This manual is written for paramedics and uses case studies to explore important concepts directly relating to pre-hospital care. The British Columbia EMA Licensing Board has assigned 10 CE credits for completion.

The second course is the Classroom Session. The British Columbia EMA Licensing Board has assigned 7 CE credits for completion.

In the classroom session we will explore the following issues:

– Risk vs. benefit for fluid administration in overdose states
– Risk vs. benefit for administration of Narcan
– Role of hypoxia in patient presentation
– Best practice for use of additional resources in complex NYDs
– Best practice for management of tricyclic overdose
– Best practice for management of pelvic fractures
– Scene management
– Advanced history taking
– Advanced patient assessment techniques

Please visit our store to purchase manual-only, Introductory Course, and upcoming Classroom Session courses. Please contact us if you are interested in bulk purchases or to schedule classroom sessions for your organization.