Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PMED 105    Prehospital Pharmacology    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 32 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 18-Dec 14

TBATBALECC.HendersonARC MAIN Online 13513Textbook
No on-campus orientation for this class. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALECC.HendersonARC MAIN Online 10003Textbook
No on-campus orientation for this class. For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory


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

Prerequisite: Current California State Emergency Medical Technician certification.
Corequisite: NURSE 320 or PMED 105
Advisory: AH 110, BIOL 102, ENGRD 116, ENGWR 101, and MATH 32
Enrollment Limitation: A background check, drug screening, proof of current immunizations and malpractice insurance are required. Current California State Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification and CPR certification at one of the following levels: Healthcare Provider, Professional Rescuer, or equivalent.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 243 hours LAB
Description: This course provides expanded education in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) related topics, including assisting with Advanced Life Support (ALS) procedures as well as patient assessment and management training through patient simulation, clinical observation, and field experience. It can also serve as partial preparation for application to the American River College Paramedic Program.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 17

M06:00PM-07:50PMLECS.Hatcher TBA TBA21132Textbook
M08:30PM-10:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA21132Textbook
M06:00PM-07:50PMLABS.Hatcher TBA TBA
M08:10PM-10:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
SaSu08:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
SaSu01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Sa08:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
Sa01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA
Class will presented by UC Davis Fire Department. Class will meet Mondays from 6pm to 10pm. On Oct. 20-21, and Dec. 1 class will meet from 8am-5pm, class will be held at Sacramento Fire Department training Division, 2409 Dean Street, McClellan, CA 95652. Times will vary with TBA meeting times to be announced by instructor, schedule to given on first day of class.
For enrollment information please call Beth Schroeder at 530-752-0131 or email at ekschroeder@ucdavis.edu.



PMED 130    Prehospital Field Internship    14 Units

Prerequisite: PMED 120 with a grade of "B" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Current EMT certification. Current student enrolled in the Paramedic program.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 600 hours LAB
Description: This course provides paramedic students with hands-on prehospital experiences and is the final course in the series preparing for a California paramedic license. Under the direct supervision and evaluation of a licensed paramedic or a mobile intensive care nurse, interns complete a prehospital field experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th07:55AM-11:00AMLECG.GooldARC MAIN HeEd 715
SaSu08:00AM-06:50PMLABE.MartinARC MAIN CDC 10010246Textbook
TBATBALABE.Martin TBA TBA10246Textbook
Simulation experiences will be on Tuesdays from 7:00am to 1:00pm.

SaSu08:00AM-06:50PMLABE.MartinARC MAIN CDC 10012028Textbook
SaSu08:00AM-06:50PMLABC.RytherARC MAIN CDC 10012028Textbook
TBATBALABE.Martin TBA TBA12028Textbook
SaSu08:00AM-06:50PMLABTBAARC MAIN CDC 10012534Textbook
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA12534Textbook
SaSu08:00AM-06:50PMLABTBAARC MAIN CDC 10012535Textbook
TBATBALABTBA TBA TBA12535Textbook

PMED 142    Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Current Provider C Basic Cardiac Life Support Card, equivalent licensure as a paramedic, nurse, physician, or allied health professional, or current enrollment in an allied health program.
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course provides education modules specific to adult cardiac emergencies for health care professionals. Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is granted to students who successfully complete the course.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MT08:00AM-10:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA
MT11:00AM-05:10PMLABTBA TBA TBA13788Textbook
MT11:00AM-05:10PMLABTBA TBA TBA13789Textbook
MT11:00AM-05:10PMLABTBA TBA TBA13790Textbook

PMED 295    Independent Studies in Paramedic    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Course description: PMED 295 is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject area, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. PMED 295 is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for PMED 295, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study project with a professor in this subject area and secure prior approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABG.Goold TBA TBA20470Textbook

PMED 298    Work Experience in Paramedic    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2018)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the paramedic field with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Paramedic faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the paramedic field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA19229TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA19229TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 20 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32619226TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19226TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA19227TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA19227TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, August 25 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 15-Dec 01

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19228TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19228TextbookFree Digital Book
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 15 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 27 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 1 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: September 21, 2018