Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)

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PMED 100    Emergency Medical Technician - Basic    5 Units

Same As: FT 200
Prerequisite: HEED 323 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Not open to students with a current EMT - Basic certificate.
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide instruction to the level of Emergency Medical Technician - Basic. Topics include skills necessary to provide emergency medical care at a basic life support level with a fire, ambulance, or other specialized service. This course is conducted in compliance with Title 22, Division 9, Chapter 2 of the California Code of Regulations and Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-I). A "C" or better is required for certification as Emergency Medical Technician - Basic. Field trips are required. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         06:00PM-10:10PM LEC E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 100         10952 
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         14032 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB J.Andersen           ARC MAIN CDC 140         14198 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Hein               ARC MAIN CDC 140         14198 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Swink              ARC MAIN CDC 140         14198 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB R.Tateishi           ARC MAIN CDC 140         14198 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Schanzenbach       ARC MAIN CDC 140         14198 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB J.Andersen           ARC MAIN CDC 100         14200 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB R.Wolfley            ARC MAIN CDC 100         14200 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB C.Elledge            ARC MAIN CDC 100         14200 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Walder             ARC MAIN CDC 100         14200 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN CDC 100         14200 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB J.Chamness           ARC MAIN CDC 100         14218 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB G.Powell             ARC MAIN CDC 100         14218 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB T.Maybee             ARC MAIN CDC 100         14218 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         14218 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 17326 Textbook

T         09:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         10948 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         10948 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         14034 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 14202 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB J.Andersen            TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB R.Hein                TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB R.Aldrich             TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Elledge             TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB D.Stewart             TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB M.Swink               TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB R.Wolfley             TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 14204 Textbook
Th        01:15PM-05:20PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 14220 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB R.Wolfley             TBA TBA                 17328 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 17328 Textbook

PMED 105    Prehospital Calculations    .5 Units

Prerequisite: Current certification as an EMT-basic in the state of California, as required by Title 22.
Advisory: MATH 32.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides basic instruction in calculating medication dosages in the pre-hospital setting.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Goold               TBA TBA                 10016 
No on-campus orientation for this class. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

PMED 106    Emergency Medical Technician Pre-hospital Practices and Internship    6.5 Units

Prerequisite: Current California Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-1 or EMT-B) certification.
Corequisite: BIOL 102
Advisory: ENGRD 116, ENGWR 103, and MATH 32; or placement through the assessment process.
Enrollment Limitation: A background check, proof of current immunizations and campus Health Center clearance are required. Current CPR certification at one of the following levels: Healthcare Provider, Professional Rescuer or equivalent.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 243 hours LAB
Description: This course reviews and expands the Basic Life Support (BLS) knowledge and skills of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). It provides opportunities to practice the appropriate life support skills during a structured clinical and field internship. It serves as preparation for Advanced EMT coursework and application to the American River College Paramedic Education Program.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         07:00PM-09:15PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         16330 
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB J.VanBrunt           ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB L.Welter             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                   

PMED 130    Prehospital Field Internship    14 Units

Prerequisite: PMED 120 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Current EMT-Basic(I) certification. After enrollment, all students are required to successfully complete a background check prior to starting a field internship assignment.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 600 hours LAB
Description: Under the direct supervision and evaluation of a licensed paramedic or a mobile intensive care nurse, the intern completes a prehospital field experience. This internship provides the paramedic student with hands-on prehospital experience and is the final course in the series preparing the for a California paramedic license.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        07:55AM-11:00AM LEC G.Goold              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        10880 
TBA       TBA             LAB G.Goold               TBA TBA                   
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Martin              TBA TBA                   

PMED 140    Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)    .5 Units

Prerequisite: Current Provider C Basic Cardiac Life Support card or county-approved equivalent certificate. Current licensure as a paramedic, nurse, physician, allied health professional or current enrollment in the last semester of an allied health program.
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course provides education modules for health care professionals specific to pediatric emergencies. Certification in pediatric advanced life support is granted to students who successfully complete the course. This course may be taken four times.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 08-Oct 08
F         09:00AM-04:15PM LEC E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140           

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 09-Oct 10
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 100         16324 
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100         16324 Textbook
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         16730 Textbook
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB E.Walder             ARC MAIN CDC 140         16730 Textbook

PMED 142    Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification    .5 Units

Prerequisite: Current Provider C Basic Cardiac Life Support Card or equivalent licensure as a paramedic, nurse, physician, allied health professional or current enrollment in an Allied Health program.
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course provides education modules for health care professionals specific to pediatric emergencies. Certification in advanced cardiac life support is granted to students who successfully complete the course. This course may be taken four times.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 15-Oct 15
F         09:00AM-04:15PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140           

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Oct 17
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100         16320 
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         16732 Textbook
SaSu      09:00AM-04:15PM LAB E.Walder             ARC MAIN CDC 140         16732 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010