Sean P. Newton

Residential Faculty - Occupational Program Director Paramedic Education

Program Director :

Fire Science/EMT

Office: Downtown Center - Room: 474

480-461-6303

480-544-9415 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM9:00 AM - 5:00 PM8:00 AM - 9:00 AM8:00 AM - 9:00 AM8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Office hours are by appointment only. Friday is a scheduled telecommute day unless pending appointments are identified early. Monday - Thursday office hours are by appointment only and must be scheduled between 0800-0900am. Monday-Thursday from 0900-1800 I spend the majority of my time in the primary Paramedic Classroom located in room #407A at MCC DTC.

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

EMT235 Basic ECG Rhythm Analysis and Interpretation in the Emergency Setting 3 Credits
Designed to provide the allied healthcare provider with basic skills in analysis and interpretation of sinus, atrial, junctional and ventricular rhythms from electrocardiographs (ECG) in the emergency setting. Also addresses heart block and electronically paced rhythms.
Prerequisites: Current basic life support (BLS) healthcare provider/professional rescuer card and a grade of C or better in (EMT/FSC104 or permission of Instructor).
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36508
Dobson Campus
DTC 407
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
Mo
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 36508 is part of the Foundational Coursework for entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is required for degree seeking students, limited experience providers (less than 2 years professional service), and experienced providers needing a strong foundation prior to entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is not required, but is strongly recommended, for experienced providers in order to provide a deep academic and practical understanding of content that will be introduced at an advanced pace in the Paramedic Program. Some content will be delivered via CANVAS online.

27647
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
01/15/2020 - 05/08/2020
We
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 27647 is part of the Foundational Coursework for entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is required for degree seeking students, limited experience providers (less than 2 years professional service), and experienced providers needing a strong foundation prior to entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is not required, but is strongly recommended, for experienced providers in order to provide a deep academic and practical understanding of content that will be introduced at an advanced pace in the Paramedic Program. Some content will be delivered via CANVAS online.

EMT236 Pharmacology in an Emergency Setting 3 Credits
Designed for the allied healthcare provider to integrate knowledge of pharmacology and pharmacologic agents to formulate a management plan in the emergency setting. Includes principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, physiology of pharmacology, calculating medication dosages, and medication profiles.
Prerequisites: Current basic life support (BLS) healthcare provider/professional rescuer card and a grade of C or better in (EMT/FSC104 or permission of Instructor). MAT082 or higher suggested but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36509
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 36509 is part of the Foundational Coursework for entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is required for degree seeking students, limited experience providers (less than 2 years professional service), and experienced providers needing a strong foundation prior to entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is not required, but is strongly recommended, for experienced providers in order to provide a deep academic and practical understanding of content that will be introduced at an advanced pace in the Paramedic Program. Some content will be delivered via CANVAS online.

27648
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
01/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
Th
6:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 27648 is part of the Foundational Coursework for entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is required for degree seeking students, limited experience providers (less than 2 years professional service), and experienced providers needing a strong foundation prior to entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is not required, but is strongly recommended, for experienced providers in order to provide a deep academic and practical understanding of content that will be introduced at an advanced pace in the Paramedic Program. Some content will be delivered via CANVAS online.

EMT240 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 2 Credits
Designed for the allied healthcare provider who initiates, directs, or participates in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. Provides the allied healthcare provider with the knowledge and skills to recognize and manage cardiopulmonary arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) according to current advanced Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) guidelines. Requires prior knowledge of basic electrocardiograph rhythm interpretation, pharmacologic agents, and other interventions used in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Prerequisites: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider/professional rescuer card and a grade of C or better in (EMT235 and EMT236, or permission of Instructor).
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27891
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture/Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

EMT242 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 1 Credits
Designed for the allied healthcare provider who initiates, directs, or participates in the management of an infant or child in respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiopulmonary arrest according to current CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) guidelines. Requires prior knowledge of basic electrocardiograph rhythm interpretation, pharmacologic agents, and other interventions used in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Prerequisites: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider/professional rescuer card and a grade of C or better in (EMT235 and EMT236, or permission of Instructor).
EMT242 is part of the Block two course requirements of the Paramedic Education Program Core Content.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26949
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture/Lab
01/15/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Additional Notes: EMT242 is part of the Block two course requirements of the Paramedic Education Program Core Content.

EMT265 Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers: Advanced 1 Credits
An interactive, scenario based course designed for Advanced EMTs who practice in the field. Enables providers to perform a rapid assessment of sick and injured children in variety of circumstances. Includes scene management, use of pediatric assessment triangle, developmental differences, injury prevention, airway management techniques, intravenous and intraosseous access and monitoring, ECG arrhythmia recognition, synchronized and unsynchronized cardioversion, pediatric trauma and mechanism of injury, submersion events, children with special health care needs, child abuse and neglect, child and family interactions, use of specialized equipment, documentation of signs, symptoms, care and transportation, special issues in pediatric transportation. Treatment to children is in accordance with recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Prerequisites: Advanced cardiac life support course or emergency cardiac care course, and EMT-Paramedic certification, and current employment as an EMT Paramedic, or permission of Instructor.
EMT265 is part of the Block two course requirements of the Paramedic Education Program Core Content.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26951
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture/Lab
01/15/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Additional Notes: EMT265 is part of the Block two course requirements of the Paramedic Education Program Core Content.

EMT272AA Advanced Emergency Medical Technology 12.5 Credits
Designed to provide the emergency medical technician with advanced knowledge about the acute critical differences in physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical symptoms, as they pertain to prehospital emergency care. Emphasis on developing diagnostic and advanced emergency treatment skills necessary to care for the acutely ill and seriously injured.
Prerequisites: C or better in prereqs [Valid AZ EMT cert. & (MAT090 or higher or satisfactory score on placement exam), (ENG101 or ENG107), EMT235 & EMT236] or permission of Program Director. Comp written, oral & practical evaluation on all prereqs.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27890
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoTu
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Class Started

EMT272AB Advanced Emergency Medical Technology 12.5 Credits
Designed to provide the emergency medical technician with advanced knowledge about the acute critical differences in physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical symptoms, as they pertain to prehospital emergency care. Emphasis on developing diagnostic and advanced emergency treatment skills necessary to care for the acutely ill and seriously injured.
Prerequisites: Valid Arizona EMT certification and a grade of C or better in EMT272AA. Comprehensive written, oral and practical evaluation on EMT272AA.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25467
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
01/15/2020 - 05/08/2020
WeTh
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 25467 is part of a comprehensive 42.5 credit paramedic training program. Prerequisites must be met before applications will be considered. For more information, please visit: www.mesacc.edu/departments/fire-science-emt/emergency-medical-services/paramedic-education program.

EMT296WA Cooperative Education 1 Credits
Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students.
Prerequisites: Completion of 12 college credits, min 2.6 gpa and obtain a position related to academic or career goals or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: At least 1 class related to major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36739
Dobson Campus
DTC 407
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

EMT296WB Cooperative Education 2 Credits
Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students.
Prerequisites: Completion of 12 college credits, min 2.6 gpa and obtain a position related to academic or career goals or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: At least 1 class related to major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.
EMT296WB is part of the Block two course requirements of the Paramedic Education Program Core Content.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36740
Dobson Campus
TBA
Lab
01/05/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Additional Notes: EMT296WB is part of the Block two course requirements of the Paramedic Education Program Core Content.

Spring Flex Start 2020

EMT249 12 Lead ECG Rhythm Analysis 0.5 Credits
Designed to acquaint all levels of emergency care providers with electrocardiographic (ECG) rhythm analysis and interpretation using the 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG). Required content for identification and treatment of myocardial infarction and its complications.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in EMT235, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36846
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
04/24/2020 - 04/24/2020
Fr
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Open

6 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Class 36846 is part of the Foundational Coursework for entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is required for degree seeking students, limited experience providers (less than 2 years professional service), and experienced providers needing a strong foundation prior to entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is not required, but is strongly recommended, for experienced providers in order to provide a deep academic and practical understanding of content that will be introduced at an advanced pace in the Paramedic Program. Some content will be delivered via CANVAS online.

25476
Downtown Center
DTC 407
Lecture
05/01/2020 - 05/01/2020
Fr
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Open

5 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25476 is part of the Foundational Coursework for entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is required for degree seeking students, limited experience providers (less than 2 years professional service), and experienced providers needing a strong foundation prior to entrance into the Paramedic Program. The Foundational course work is not required, but is strongly recommended, for experienced providers in order to provide a deep academic and practical understanding of content that will be introduced at an advanced pace in the Paramedic Program. Some content will be delivered via CANVAS online.

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