Michael Pennington

Residential Faculty - EMS Programs

Allied Health

Office: Downtown Center - Room: 477

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM  
 By appointment By appointmentBy appointment

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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: EMT101, or currnt validation in BLS HCP/PR) and (Accuplacer: 74/+, or Next Gen Accuplacer 249/+, or Asset 42/+, or Compass 83/+, or EDReady Critcl Readng & Thinkng 90/+, OR HS GPA 3.0/+, or Associate├é┬Žs Degree/hghr). Corequisites: EMT104AB.

Course Notes: Registration Information

1. Students must take the Reading Placement test and pass with a 10th grade reading score

2. The EMT program is offered as a cohort. Students must register for the following EMT101, EMT104, EMT104LL and EMT104AB classes, by adding each section to your Student Center Shopping Cart at the same time, prior to completing the registration process.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26828
Downtown Center

Centennial Way Rm 421

In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent Registration required in EMT101 26829, EMT104 26828, EMT104LL 28713 and EMT104AB 26839. For enrollment: complete the registration form linked here https://forms.gle/8vwD7nJWPN9qrty6A.

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.

Course Notes: Registration Information

1. Students must take the Reading Placement test and pass with a 10th grade reading score

2. The EMT program is offered as a cohort. Students must register for the following EMT101, EMT104, EMT104LL and EMT104AB classes, by adding each section to your Student Center Shopping Cart at the same time, prior to completing the registration process.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28713
Downtown Center

Centennial Way Rm 421

In Person
Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent Registration required in EMT101 26829, EMT104 26828, EMT104LL 28713 and EMT104AB 26839. For enrollment: complete the registration form linked here https://forms.gle/8vwD7nJWPN9qrty6A.

PME250 Comprehensive Patient Assessment in Paramedicine 1 Credits

Designed to provide an overview of comprehensive patient assessment. Develops psychomotor skills in the paramedic scope of practice. Integrates the pathophysiological significance of comprehensive assessment findings to formulate a differential diagnosis and implement a management plan for medical emergencies and trauma.

Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28707
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/21/2024

Class Ended

34473
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2024

EMT101 Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers 0.5 Credits

Designed to provide the allied healthcare provider with the knowledge and skills to perform Basic Life Support (BLS) according to current guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care (ECC). Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Certification through American Heart Association (AHA). This is a Healthcare Provider level CPR course.

Previous certification or experience not required.

Registration Information

1. Students must take the Reading Placement test and pass with a 10th grade reading score

2. The EMT program is offered as a cohort. Students must register for the following EMT101, EMT104, EMT104LL and EMT104AB classes, by adding each section to your Student Center Shopping Cart at the same time, prior to completing the registration process.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26829
Downtown Center

Centennial Way Rm 421

In Person
Lecture/Lab
02/07/2024 - 02/07/2024
We

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent Registration required in EMT101 26829, EMT104 26828, EMT104LL 28713 and EMT104AB 26839. For enrollment: complete the registration form linked here https://forms.gle/8vwD7nJWPN9qrty6A.

Class 26829 CPR will be delivered on 2/7/2024 as part of EMT 104LL 28713 and this class will be extended one hour.

EMT104AB Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology 0.5 Credits

Simulation of actual emergency responses, with practical application of techniques and skills covered in EMT curricula. Scenario based learning applied to the techniques of emergency medical care in accordance with national and state curriculum. Practical application of anatomy, physiology, patient assessment, and treatment of medically or traumatically compromised patients, special hazards and medical operations. Also includes patient-assisted medication administration, semi-automatic external defibrillator and blood glucose monitoring. Students operate in outside, scenario based environments.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: EMT104.

Course Notes: Registration Information

1. Students must take the Reading Placement test and pass with a 10th grade reading score

2. The EMT program is offered as a cohort. Students must register for the following EMT101, EMT104, EMT104LL and EMT104AB classes, by adding each section to your Student Center Shopping Cart at the same time, prior to completing the registration process.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26839
Downtown Center

Centennial Way Rm 421

In Person
Lab
03/29/2024 - 03/29/2024
Fr
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent Registration required in EMT101 26829, EMT104 26828, EMT104LL 28713 and EMT104AB 26839. For enrollment: complete the registration form linked here https://forms.gle/8vwD7nJWPN9qrty6A.

Summer 2024

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
17281
Downtown Center

Downtown Center/Centennial Way

Hybrid
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 08/05/2024
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open

5 of 24
Seats Available

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.

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
17283
Downtown Center

Downtown Center/Centennial Way

Hybrid
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 08/05/2024
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Open

5 of 24
Seats Available

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.

PME253 Medical Emergencies in Paramedicine III 4 Credits

Designed to provide an overview of pathophysiologic principles, epidemiology, comprehensive assessment, differential diagnosis, and pharmacology for various medical conditions. Develops psychomotor skills in the paramedic scope of practice through sequenced lab simulations. Prepares students to implement a management plan in the Paramedic scope of practice for gynecologic, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies, neonatal care, and patients with special challenges.

Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15195
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way

In Person
Lecture/Lab
05/20/2024 - 08/06/2024

Class Started

17278
Downtown Center

TBA

In Person
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 08/05/2024

Open

9 of 24
Seats Available

PME270 Immersive Total Patient Management Experience (ITPME) 2 Credits

Designed to provide immersive-simulated live patient interactive out-of-hospital scenarios. This course creates an environment which facilitates incident stress inoculation and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17945
Downtown Center

Downtown Center/Centennial Way

In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/01/2024 - 08/02/2024
ThFr
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

PME281 Paramedicine Clinical Practicum: Comprehensive 2 Credits

Designed as the precepted Paramedicine clinical 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 emergencies and trauma in a clinical setting.

Prerequisites: Admission into the Paramedic Education Program.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15197
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way

In Person
Lecture/Lab
05/20/2024 - 08/06/2024

Class Started

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
15188
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way

In Person
Lecture/Lab
05/22/2024 - 08/08/2024

Class Started

17263
Downtown Center

DTC/Centennial Way

In Person
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 08/05/2024

Open

11 of 24
Seats Available

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