Welcome to the EMS Responders section, which provides up to date information for Paramedics, Mobile Intensive Care Nurses (MICN), Advanced EMTs, EMTs, Enforcement, Do Not Rescucitate (DNR) and Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) forms and information.

Here you will be able to: gain information on obtaining and renewing a Paramedic license, locate links to training programs, find approved continuing education courses, find Local Optional Scope of Practice and current trial studies, find National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) exam dates and test centers.

How to become a California EMS Responder, EMSA #131 [Word]

Paramedics are licensed through the EMS Authority. Visit the Paramedic page for more information.

EMTs and Advanced EMTs are certified at the county level through the Local EMS Agencies or certifying entities.

Approved Training Programs; Providers; First aid and CPR training; Preventive Health and safety training; Director and Instructor information; Regulations and statutes; School Bus Driver.

Enforcement process; reporting and investigation for paramedics.

Find approved training programs and continuing education courses for Paramedics, Advanced EMTs, EMTs and MICNs.

Paramedic pilot project involving 12 project sites across California seeking to expand access and integration of healthcare services.

Tactical first aid and tactical casualty care guidelines and approved courses.

Provides guidance to physicians who wish to assist at the scene of an emergency.

Epinephrine Auto-injector Training and Certification for lay-rescuers and off-duty EMS personnel.

Scope of Practice Position Statements; Local Optional Scope of Practice; Trial Studies; EMSA Approved Hemostatic Dressings; Frequently Asked Questions.

Access forms, information and frequently asked questions about the DNR and POLST forms.

Information on California laws regarding the use and placement of AEDs