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Program Approvals

 

The EMS Agency approves and monitors EMS training programs, public access defibrillation (PAD) programs and automated external defibrillators (AED) located within Los Angeles County.

 

Contacts

AED Programs
Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Programs
aedprograms@dhs.lacounty.gov 
 

Jacqueline Rifenburg, BSN, RN
Chief, Program Approvals
562-378-1640
jrifenburg@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

David Wells, BSN, RN, MICN 
Public Safety/BTCC Training Programs
Paramedic Training Programs
(562) 378-1638
dwells@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Jennifer Calderon, RN, MICN
Public Safety CE, EMT & Skills Programs
Private CE, EMT & Skills Programs
562-378-1690
jrcalderon@dhs.lacounty.gov

 

Natalie Greco, MSN, RN, MICN 
Base Hospital CE Programs
Private CE, EMT & Skills Programs
(562) 378-1689
ngreco@dhs.lacounty.gov



 

Please review the application checklist for all requirements. An EMS CE program approval policy, application forms, checklists, and guides have been developed to assist you in submitting a complete application.

Applications may be submitted in person or mail via printed or electronic format (thumb drive/cd/dvd). Additionally, emailing the application is accepted if all required documents are submitted within one email (no share sites accepted). Please contact the Office of Program Approvals if you have any questions after reviewing the documentation below and prior to submitting a program application packet.

Reference No. 1013 – EMS Continuing Education (CE) Provider Approval and Program Requirements.

Application Documents

Program Requirements Checklist
Program Application
Program Director
Clinical Director
Schedule Checklist
Attendance Record Checklist
Certificate Checklist

EMS CE Tools

Sample Lesson Plan
Objectives Information
Objective Verbs
Written Exam
Course Evaluation
Course File Storage
Needs Assessment
Quality Improvement
Performance Evaluation
Annual Summary
EMS CE Program Review

 

Approved EMS CE Programs
 

MICN Field Observation for Certification Renewal

Reference No. 1011 – MICN Field Observation
MICN Field Information
MICN Field Observation Form
MICN Field Observation Form Blank
Field Observation Evaluation

EMS Training Programs

Approved EMT Training Programs
 

EMT Roster and Instructions

Sample | Instruction | Roster Sheet
Approved Paramedic Training Programs

Airway Management Skills

Suction Oropharyngeal Skill Test
Suction Tracheostomy Skill Test
Nasal Pharyngeal Airway (NPA) Skill Test
Oral Pharyngeal Airway (OPA) Skill Test
Donning Sterile Gloves   Skill Test
Airway Obstruction Adult/Child Skill Test
Airway Obstruction Infant Skill Test

 

Breathing Skill

Bag-Mask-Ventilation   Skill Test
Oxygen Administration   Skill Test

 

Cardiac Skills (BLS)

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Skill Test
Basic Life Support (CPR) Adult 1 & 2 Rescuer Skill Test
Basic Life Support (CPR) Child 1 & 2 Rescuer Skill Test
Basic Life Support (CPR) Infant 1 & 2 Rescuer Skill Test

 

Medication Skills

Medication Administration Bronchodilator Skill Test
  Epinephrine Skill Test
  Glucose Check (Finger Stick) Skill Test
  Naloxone Skill Test
  Nitroglycerin Skill Test
  Oral Glucose Skill Test

 

Musculoskeletal Skills

Spinal Motion Restriction (SMR) Seated Patient Skill Test
Spinal Motion Restriction (SMR) Supine Patient Skill Test
Traction Splint(s)   Skill Test

 

OB/Gyn Skills

Emergency Childbirth (ECB) Delivery Skill Test
Emergency Childbirth (ECB) Newborn Resuscitation Skill Test

 

Patient Assessment Skills

Patient Assessment Chest Auscultation Skill Test
Patient Assessment Medical Skill Test
Patient Assessment Pediatric Length Based Resuscitation Tape Skill Test
Patient Assessment Trauma Skill Test
Patient Assessment Vital Signs-Blood Pressure Skill Test
Patient Assessment Vital Signs-Pulse Skill Test
Patient Assessment Vital Signs-Respirations Skill Test

 

Trauma Skills 

Bleeding Control/Shock Management   Skill Test
Chest Injury Penetrating Skill Test
Soft Tissue Injury Evisceration Skill Test

 

MICN Development Programs

Los Angeles County MICN Core Objectives