HealthCenter21: Pharmacology - EMT

This module provides an overview of the skills for administering medications within the EMT scope of practice.


Unit: Emergency Medications

In this activity, students apply an understanding of the medications that an EMT may assist with or administer during an emergency.


Unit: EMS Pharmacology

In this unit, students will learn about: EMT-permitted medications, including oral glucose, activated charcoal, aspirin, nitroglycerin, epinephrine, and metered-dose inhalers. 

  1. Administering Medications 
  2. Oral Glucose 
  3. Activated Charcoal 
  4. Aspirin 
  5. Nitroglycerin 
  6. Metered-Dose Inhaler 
  7. Epinephrine 
  8. Medications in the Field 
  9. Quiz


Unit: Reflection Questions and Discussion

In this activity, students will journal about medication administration routes, the "Five Rights" of medication administration, administration of nitroglycerin and oral glucose, and categories of common prescribed medications.


Unit: Culture and Religion Research

In this activity, students research a culture or religion with focus on views of medicine. They will prepare a presentation and visual aid, and present to the class.

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