2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 16, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 3335 - Toxicology for Paramedics


Prerequisite: FIRE 2236. This course covers pre-hospital care of the poisoned patient. Building on your foundation of pharmacology, we will examine overdoses and side effects of drugs and drug overdoses. Assessment by recognizing toxidromes will be central. Rational use of antidotes and field treatment of the poisoned patient will be a principal focus of this course. Inhalation, injected, ingested, and contracted poisons will be discussed. The clinical portion of this module includes time in Poison Control Center. This course may be taught through a special agreement with the Yale New Haven Sponsor Hospital Program. 3 credits