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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.



AED Programs
Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Programs

Jacqueline Rifenburg, RN, BSN
Chief, Program Approvals

Joan Lockwood, RN, MICN 
Manager, Private EMT Program 
UAV & UCLA Paramedic Programs
(562) 378-1638

Jennifer Calderon, RN, MICN
Private CE & Skills Programs
Base Hospital CE Programs

David Wells, RN, BSN, MICN 
Public Safety/EMS Training Programs
Mt SAC & PTI Training Programs
(562) 378-1689


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

MICN Development Programs

Los Angeles County MICN Core Objectives