Jason Blaine Dunford

Adjunct Faculty

Health Sciences

Fire Science/EMT

Classes Taught

Fall 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.
Every student, no matter what level of education completed, must take the reading assessment test and attain a minimum score of 42 or better on the ASSET test or 83 or better on the COMPASS, or 249 or better on ACCUPLACER NexGen. If score is less than 249 on Accuplacer NexGen, student must meet with Program Director for an override. The tests are given at the MCC main campus at 1833 W. Southern Av., Mesa, Az., 480-461-7480. Testing is done Monday through Thursday from 8am to 7pm and Friday from 10am to 4pm. You will need to bring a copy of your results to turn in. Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22159
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

EMT104LL Emergency Medical Technology Practicum 2 Credits
Designed as the simulated Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) practicum in which the student synthesizes standard of care and scope of practice with comprehensive assessment and diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behaviors, critical thinking, decision-making, and patient management of medical and trauma emergencies. Provides scenario based learning applied to the techniques of emergency medical care in accordance with national and state curriculum.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in EMT104 or permission of Instructor or Corequisites: EMT104.
Every student, no matter what level of education completed, must take the reading assessment test and attain a minimum score of 42 or better on the ASSET test or 83 or better on the COMPASS, or 249 or better on ACCUPLACER NexGen. If score is less than 249 on Accuplacer NexGen, student must meet with Program Director for an override. The tests are given at the MCC main campus at 1833 W. Southern Av., Mesa, Az., 480-461-7480. Testing is done Monday through Thursday from 8am to 7pm and Friday from 10am to 4pm. You will need to bring a copy of your results to turn in. Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24623
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
08/25/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
12:00 PM - 3:00 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.
Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24561
Downtown Center
DTC
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

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.

Class 24561 Students may contact instructors at: charles.bauer@mesacc.edu, jason.dunford@mesacc.edu and michael.pennington@mesacc.edu

24562
Downtown Center
DTC
Hybrid
Lecture
08/26/2021 - 12/17/2021
Th
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

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.

Class 24562 Students may contact instructors at: charles.bauer@mesacc.edu, jason.dunford@mesacc.edu and michael.pennington@mesacc.edu

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.
Special registration is required through the EMT/Fire Science Department; please visit www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt to complete the registration form, view prerequisite courses, or contact the department.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24559
Downtown Center
DTC
Hybrid
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
Mo
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

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.

Class 24559 Students may contact instructors at: charles.bauer@mesacc.edu, jason.dunford@mesacc.edu and michael.pennington@mesacc.edu

24560
Downtown Center
DTC
Hybrid
Lecture
08/25/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

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.

Class 24560 Students may contact instructors at: charles.bauer@mesacc.edu, jason.dunford@mesacc.edu and michael.pennington@mesacc.edu

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
24554
Downtown Center
DTC 407
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2021 - 12/17/2021

Closed

PME288 Paramedicine Comprehensive Field Internship Practicum 5 Credits
Designed as the precepted Paramedicine field internship in which the student synthesizes standard of care and scope of practice with comprehensive assessment and diagnostic technology, patient advocacy, ethical and professional behavior, critical thinking, decision-making, and patient management of medical emergencies and trauma in the out-of-hospital setting.
Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37296
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

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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