Emergency Pharmacology Guidelines
This app gives students, paramedics and healthcare professionals the necessary facts on over ninety emergency medications.
This guide provides:
•An A to Z list of common emergency medications.
•Single page charts containing the medication’s class, mechanism, simple pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications, side effects, precautions and facts, common preparations and dosage ranges.
•Appendixes of regular prescribed medications, trade names, checklists, indications, abbreviations and formulas.
Recommended Academic Resource:
This App is a recommended resource at Charles Sturt University for the Paramedic Program’s following clinical subjects.
APS301 - Pharmacology for Paramedics
BMS317 - Integrating Paramedic Medical Science
BMS327 - Integrating Paramedic Trauma Science
CLS104 - Foundations of Clinical Practice
CLS201 - Introduction to Medical Emergencies
CLS202 - Life Span Health Issues and Paramedic Care
CLS300 - Advanced Cardiology and Paramedic Practice
CLS307 - Transition to Paramedic Practice
Source material for the app provided by the following people:
Primary Author of the Paramedic & Emergency Pharmacology Guidelines booklet
Mathew Caffey, PA-C, MMS, CCEMTP
Lecturer, Bachelor of Clinical Practice (Paramedic, The School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University
Contributing Author of the Paramedic & Emergency Pharmacology Guidelines booklet
Dr James W. Crane, PhD
Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology, The School of Biomedical Sciences and The Centre for Research into Complex Systems, Charles Sturt University
With the assistance from the paramedic lecturing staff of Charles Sturt University: Amanda Hlushak, Brian Haskins, Eileen Barry, Lyle Brewster, Sonja Maria, Margaret Adams, Veronica Madigan and Josep Acker.
With additional review from: Associate Professor Maree Simpson, BPharm, BSc(Hons), PhD. MPS,
Paramedic Specialist (ICP/SOT) Martin Nichols MHthSc, BNurs, GradCertClinicalEd, Paramedic Specialist (ICP/ECP) Bernadette McCabe, BHthS, BNurs, PG Cert ICP Studies.