Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PMED 105    Prehospital Pharmacology    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Math 32, 39 or 42 with a grade of "C" or better AND ENGRD 116 OR ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides basic instruction in prehospital pharmacology and calculating medication dosages.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Goold              ARC MAIN Online          10006 
Textbook
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 24-Dec 19
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100           
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB C.Ryther             ARC MAIN CDC 100         20295 
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Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB C.Henderson          ARC MAIN CDC 100         20295 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-02:40PM LAB C.Ryther             Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL 20295 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:15PM LAB C.Ryther              TBA TBA                 20296 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-02:40PM LAB C.Ryther             Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL 20296 Textbook


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 24-Dec 19
Th        07:55AM-11:00AM LEC G.Goold               TBA TBA                   
SaSu      08:00AM-06:50PM LAB G.Goold              Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL 10323 
Textbook
Simulation experiences will be on Tuesdays from 7:00am to 1:00pm.

SaSu      08:00AM-06:50PM LAB E.Martin             Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL 20120 Textbook
SaSu      08:00AM-06:50PM LAB L.Welter             Off Campus Ambulance ARC/AMBL 20120 Textbook

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013