Jason Blaine Dunford

Adjunct Faculty

Emergency Medical Technology

Fire Science/EMT

Classes Taught

Spring 2021

EMT104 Emergency Medical Technology 10 Credits
Designed as the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) lecture to prepare students for scope of practice and standard of care with comprehensive assessment, diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, critical thinking, decision-making, and patient management of medical and trauma emergencies and non-emergencies.
Prerequisites: Appropriate score on Reading placement test to demonstrate minimum tenth grade level reading, or completion of an Associate's degree or higher from an accredited institution.
The following must be provided at the time of registration for EMT104. If any documentation is incomplete you will not be given permission for registration. You must be 18 years of age to test with NREMT for Certification. You must provide us with a copy of your current Drivers License or Birth Certificate with picture I.D. You must be CPR certified by one of the following institutions and at the corresponding level. All training must meet the 2015 guidelines. American Heart Association-Health Care provider American Red Cross-Professional Rescuer American Safety & Health Institute-CPR Pro Green Cross or NSC-Professional Rescuer Military Training Network-Meets AHA 2015 guidelines for Health Care Providers You must provide a copy of your current certification card, both front and back sides. Certification must be maintained throughout the course and during National Registry testing. Every student must take the reading assessment test and attain a minimum score of 22 on the ACT Reading test, or 83 on the COMPASS test, or 74 on the ACCUPLACER or an AIMS score of 720 or higher, Composite Score of min. of 93 on the PSAT, Composite Score min. of 930 on the SAT or an associate degree prior to enrolling. The tests are given at the MCC main campus at 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mea, AZ, 480-461-7480. Testing is done Monday through Thursday from 8am to 7pm and Friday fro 10am to 4pm. Red Mountain Campus at 7110 McKellips Rd, Mesa AZ 85207, 480-654-7200. You will need to bring a copy of your results to turn in. You must register for EMT104AB class at the same time you are registering for the EMT104 class. Must complete the class as a P/Z (Pass/Fail), attend the complete class, and meet all competencies.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32046
Downtown Center
DTC 424
In Person
Lecture
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021
MoWe
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Class Started

PME190 Introduction to ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation for EMS Professionals 3 Credits
Designed to provide an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system and electrophysiology of the cardiac conduction system for Emergency Medical Service (EMS) professionals. Basic electrocardiograph (ECG) multi-lead acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of various dysrhythmias and cardiovascular conditions. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37816
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
Tu
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 37816 Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

37817
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/21/2021 - 05/14/2021
Th
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 37817 Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

PME191 Introduction to Pharmacology for EMS Professionals 3 Credits
Designed to provide an overview of the principles of pharmacology and pharmacologic agents utilized in patient management plans. Includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, physiology of pharmacology, calculating drug dosages, and drug profiles. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37819
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021
We
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 37819 Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

37818
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/25/2021 - 05/14/2021
Mo
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 37818 Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

PME240 Pharmacology in Paramedicine 3 Credits
Designed to provide an overview of the pathophysiologic principles of pharmacology, pharmacologic agents in the Paramedic scope of practice, and the practice of medication administration. Develops psychomotor skills in the paramedic scope of practice through sequenced lab simulations. Prepares students to integrate comprehensive knowledge of the pathophysiologic principles of pharmacology and pharmacologic agents to formulate a differential diagnosis and to implement a management plan for medical emergencies and trauma.
Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37812
Dobson Campus
DTC 407
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

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