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Ehren Ngo, MS
Assistant Professor, Cardiopulmonary Sciences
School of Allied Health Professions
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
9/2010 - Present EMMC 331 Theories of EMS I
Introduction to prehospital medical services. Roles and responsibilities of paramedics and EMTs. EMS systems design, constraints, and operating problems. EMS environment and scene issues. Medical-legal issues. History and current state of prehospital care and medical oversight.  3 units.
9/2009 - Present EMMC 425 Instruction and Curriculum Design in Emergency Services
Methods of effective instruction and curriculum design for adult-learners. Discussion of classroom management techniques and instructional presentation in community education, in-service and continuing education, college classroom, clinical teaching, conferences and individual guidance. Curriculum design theories applied to development of instructional units and objectives, evaluation procedures and assessment tools. Introduction to designing a learning experience, selecting appropriate technology, developing a learner-centered handout/syllabus, and cultivating respect for diversity in learning.  3 units.
9/2006 - Present AHCJ 305 Infectious Disease and the Health Provider
Current issues related to infectious disease, with a special emphasis on principles of epidemiology and etiology of HIV/AIDS. Discussion of disease pathology and modes of transmission compared with hepatitis, tuberculosis, and influenza. Development of ethical response to psychosocial, economic, and legal concerns. Strategies and programs for education, prevention, and identification of resources. Impact on the healthcare worker, risk factors and precautions for blood-borne pathogens, HIV, hepatitis, and tuberculosis.  1 unit.
3/2005 - Present EMMC 489 Senior Seminars
Discussion of issues of professionalism, portfolio development and refinement, short and long-term goal setting, development of resume/curriculum vitae.  1 unit.
3/2004 - Present EMMC 435 Disasters, WMD, and Terrorism
Introduction to EMS response involving large-scale natural disasters and weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Exploration of prehospital and hospital treatment. Evaluation of current issues facing EMS personnel. Crisis and consequence management, theories of terrorism response, and state and federal resources. Discussion of interagency roles, overview of social and psychological aspects, policy development and the media, comparison of response protocols of disaster versus terrorist incidents.  3 units
1/2004 - Present EMMC 332 Theories of Emergency Medical Services
Investigation of the dimensions of emergency medical services. Influence of environment on oxygen delivery. Development of paradigms for EMS. Decision making in the constrained environment. Stress models and role theories. Discussion of EMS as sequential environments from public health to critical care.  2 units.
9/2003 - 12/2009 EMMC 331 Introduction to Theories of Emergency Medical Services
Introduction to prehospital medical services. Roles and responsibilities of paramedics and EMTs. EMS systems design, constraints, and operating problems. EMS environment and scene issues. Medical-legal issues. History and current state of prehospital care and medical oversight.  2 units.
Interactive Teaching
 
6/2010 - Present GLBH 548 Violence and Terrorism Issues
Deals with different types of violence and terrorism, methods of attack, training, funding, communication, and responses to terrorism (counter-terrorism). Socioeconomic, political, and medical impact of violence and terrorism, with focus on approaches for intervention and prevention. Public health implications of violence and terrorism. Design of a violence intervention/prevention program.  3 units.
6/2009 - Present GLBH 555 Technology in Emergency Management
Overview of technology concepts and tools that support decision making, communication, and incident command towards more effective preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts. Explores application of the Internet, networks and communication systems, maps and geographic systems (GIS and GPS), direct and remote sensing, decision-support systems, hazard analysis and modeling, and warning systems. Discusses current operational problems and limitations and emerging tools and trends in application of technology.  3 units.
1/2008 - Present GLBH 559 Psycho-social Models and Interventions
Major models of stress, crisis, and psychological trauma; and how they relate to health care providers. Psychosocial reactions and responses of populations, individuals, and care providers to societal disruption and trauma, medical emergencies, and death and dying. Applies principles for suicide intervention, critical incident debriefings, and death notification. Roles of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, family therapists, and chaplains. Methods of providing temporary, adequate psychological care for individuals in psychosocial crisis. Cross-listing: AHCJ 324.  3 units.
1/2005 - Present EMMC 472 Senior Project II
Continuation of project developed under Senior Project I.  2 Units.
9/2004 - Present AHCJ 324 Psycho-Social Models and Interventions
Orientation to major models in psychology and how they relate to medical care. Development of a psychological model for interpretation of needs of the person in crisis. Understanding the roles of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and family therapists. Suicide intervention. Critical-incident debriefing. Support factors in providing temporary, adequate psychological care for all involved in medical crisis.  2 units.
9/2004 - Present EMMC 471 Senior Project I
Students develop, implement, and evaluate project for in-depth experience in area of choice. Projects may include research, community projects, and/or education, management, or clinical affiliations. Students work under direct supervision of assigned faculty mentor.  2 units.
6/2004 - 8/2006 AHCJ 600 Active Online Learning
Online course (organized around the AVLL standard for online instruction). Focuses on integration of active learning strategies, meaningful interactions, and stimulating learning experiences. Modules include: introduction, course organization, a safe learning environment, the relational basis of learning, integration of faith, appropriate assessment, and the needs of individual learners.  3 units.
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
8/2005 - Present Paramedic Refresher Course (Continuing Education)
Course Coordinator.
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
5/2010 - 8/2010 GLBH 548 Violence and Terrorism Issues
Deals with different types of violence and terrorism, methods of attack, training, funding, communication, and responses to terrorism (counter-terrorism). Socioeconomic, political, and medical impact of violence and terrorism, with focus on approaches for intervention and prevention. Public health implications of violence and terrorism. Design of a violence intervention/prevention program.  3 units.
8/2009 - 12/2009 EMMC 425 Instruction and Curriculum Design for Emergency Services (Development)
Methods of effective instruction and curriculum design for adult-learners. Discussion of classroom management techniques and instructional presentation in community education, in-service and continuing education, college classroom, clinical teaching, conferences and individual guidance. Curriculum design theories applied to development of instructional units and objectives, evaluation procedures and assessment tools. Introduction to designing a learning experience, selecting appropriate technology, developing a learner-centered handout/syllabus, and cultivating respect for diversity in learning.  3 units.
5/2009 - 8/2009 GLBH 555 Technology in Emergency Management (Development)
Overview of technology concepts and tools that support decision making, communication, and incident command towards more effective preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts. Explores application of the Internet, networks and communication systems, maps and geographic systems (GIS and GPS), direct and remote sensing, decision-support systems, hazard analysis and modeling, and warning systems. Discusses current operational problems and limitations and emerging tools and trends in application of technology.  3 units.
10/2005 - 6/2006 AHCJ 305 Infectious Disease and the Health Provider (Development)
Introduction of new course (web-based) AHCJ 305 - Course Description: Current issues related to infectious disease, with a special emphasis on principles of epidemiology and etiology of HIV/AIDS. Discussion of disease pathology and modes of transmission compared with hepatitis, tuberculosis, and influenza. Development of ethical response to psychosocial, economic, and legal concerns. Strategies and programs for education, prevention, and identification of resources. Impact on the healthcare worker, risk factors and precautions for blood-borne pathogens, HIV, hepatitis, and tuberculosis.  1 unit.
9/2004 - 12/2004 AHCJ 324 Psycho-Social Models and Interventions (Development)
Orientation to major models in psychology and how they relate to medical care. Development of a psychological model for interpretation of needs of the person in crisis. Understanding the roles of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and family therapists. Suicide intervention. Critical-incident debriefing. Support factors in providing temporary, adequate psychological care for all involved in medical crisis.  2 units.