Trng & CE

Continuing Education 

Training, and continuing education (CE) information for EMS provider personnel

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EMT CE

EMT CE Requirements

Course Provider: Must meet all of these criteria

          1.       Approved provider

                  o   Approved by CoSD EMS, CA EMSA, CECBEMS/CAPCE, or other state EMS                               Agency

                  o   Further explanation can be found in Title 22

         2.       Limitations:

                  o   Must be taught by instructor for more than 50% or more of the courses

                  o   No more than 12 hours of CE in a 24 hour period

                  o   Each certificate must be a minimum of 1 hour long

                       -   Hour increments: must be above 1 hour and may only be in 0.5 hr increments.

                       -   Example of acceptable hour increments: 1.5 hrs; 2.5 hrs

                       -   Example of unacceptable hour increments: 0.5 hr; 1.25 hrs

        3.       Provide documentation of passing the course

                 o   CE certificate (see additional requirements below)

                 o   Transcript (unofficial is acceptable)

Course Topic:

     Required:

        1.      Must be relevant to prehospital care

                 o   Prehospital/emergency care related

                      -  Out-of-scope, but relevant topics are allowed

        2.       Must meet National Registry Criteria

     Optional:

        3.       CE hours may be applied to CE requirement for teaching an applicable course

        4.       College-level physical, social and/or behavioral sciences

                 o   1 Semester Unit = 15 CE hours

                 o   1 Quarter Unit = 10 CE hours

        5.     A course may be repeated 1 time within a 12 month period for credit

                o   CE hour(s) will be granted for both attendance dates

CE Certificate:

        1.      May not be used for more than one renewal (ex: CE may not be used for both 2016 and 2018                                 renewals)

        2.      Must have the following information

                ·    Student’s name

                ·    Student’s State of CA Certification/License number

                ·    Course Title

                ·    Number of hours completed

                ·    EMS CE Provider number

                ·    Date of Completion

                ·    Provider/Agency’s name

     Date on Certificate: Will need to meet all of these criteria

      1.      Must be less than two years old

      2.      Must be within certification cycle

               ·   Can be up to one month prior to effective date if application is submitted early

 

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MICN CE Requirements

The above EMT CE requirements are comparable to the MICN CE requirements with the exception of:

    ·     Further explanation can be found in County of San Diego EMS Policy P-303

    ·     CE Courses cannot be completed online

    ·     CE Course cannot be ACLS, PALS, or another national curriculum

    ·     CE Courses must be San Diego prehospital focused (County of San Diego EMS Policy P-303 describes                limits)

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EMS Training Centers
for the County of San Diego

EMT - Paramedic*

EMSTA College
Southwestern Community College
Palomar Community College
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (Internal Employees Only)

 

(619) 593-6782
(619) 216-6750 x4443
(760) 744-1150 x8150
(619) 533-4300

 

(760) 767-5436
(619) 593-6782
(619) 956-4300
(760) 232-4050
(619) 221-2142
(800) 432-3483
(760) 744-1150 x8150
(619) 216-6750 x4443
(619) 661-3257

* Related Resources:
Out-of-County Paramedic Intern Protocol P-302
California EMSA Paramedic Training

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