Fall 2012 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 25-Dec 20
M         06:00PM-10:10PM LEC E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
W         09:00AM-01:05PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 100         12204 
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W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB R.Wolfley            ARC MAIN CDC 100         10366 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB B.Law                ARC MAIN CDC 100         10366 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Walder              TBA TBA                 11456 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB M.Swink               TBA TBA                 11456 Textbook
W         01:00PM-05:05PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         11513 Textbook
W         06:00PM-10:05PM LAB E.Martin             ARC MAIN CDC 140         11520 Textbook
T         09:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140           
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100         10364 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         11457 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Andersen            TBA TBA                 11514 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Chamness            TBA TBA                 11514 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 11514 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-01:05PM LAB M.Schanzenbach        TBA TBA                 11514 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB T.Maybee             ARC MAIN CDC 100         11515 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB D.Stewart            ARC MAIN CDC 100         11515 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB R.Tateishi           ARC MAIN CDC 100         11515 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100         11515 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB G.Goold               TBA TBA                 11521 Textbook
Th        01:35PM-05:40PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 11521 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 20-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Goold              ARC MAIN Online          10006 
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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 25-Dec 20
T         07:00PM-10:15PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 140         12095 
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Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100           
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB L.Welter             ARC MAIN CDC 100           
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB J.VanBrunt           ARC MAIN CDC 100           
SaSu      08:00AM-02:40PM LAB C.Ryther             Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL   


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 25-Dec 20
Th        07:55AM-11:00AM LEC G.Goold              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        10334 
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SaSu      08:00AM-06:50PM LAB G.Goold              Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL   
SaSu      08:00AM-06:50PM LAB E.Martin             Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL   

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012