Emergency Medical Services

Education And Training

All Trainings / Events By Date

DateTimeEventLocation
2/19/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
2/22/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
2/22/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
3/6/2024 - 3/7/20248:00 - 5:00Medical Countermeasure: Point of Dispensing, Planning and Response (MGT-319) San Joaquin County Public Health Services - 1601 E. Hazelton Ave., Stockton, CA  (Registration info coming soon! See flyer.)
3/13/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
3/13/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
3/15/20249:00 - 11:00Paramedic Accreditation Officer ConferenceSJCEMSA Classroom
4/5/20249:00 - 11:00Paramedic Preceptor ConferenceSJCEMSA Classroom
4/8/20249:00 - 11:00Paramedic Preceptor ConferenceSJCEMSA Classroom
4/10/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
4/15/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
4/15/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
4/29/20249:00 - 11:00Paramedic Accreditation Officer ConferenceSJCEMSA Classroom
5/8/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
5/8/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
5/27/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
6/25/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
6/25/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
7/4/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
7/7/2024 - 7/8/20248:00 - 5:00Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Response and Emergency Preparedness (MGT-439) San Joaquin County Public Health Services - 1601 E. Hazelton Ave., Stockton, CA (Registration info coming soon! See flyer.)
7/19/20249:00 - 11:00Paramedic Preceptor ConferenceSJCEMSA Classroom
7/23/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
7/23/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
7/29/20249:00 - 11:00Paramedic Preceptor ConferenceSJCEMSA Classroom
8/14/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
8/14/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
8/27/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
9/2/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
9/23/2024 - 9/24/20248:00 - 5:00Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Events (PER-211) Dameron Hospital Annex - 445 Acacia St., Stockton, CA (Registration info coming soon! See flyer.)
9/24/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
9/24/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
10/9/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
10/9/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
10/22/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
11/11/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
11/13/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
11/13/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
11/28/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
11/29/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
12/11/20249:00Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
12/11/20249:00Paramedic Policy and Skills Review (PSR) CourseSJCEMSA Classroom
12/25/2024All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 
1/1/2025All DayEMS OFFICE CLOSED 

 

2023 PAO Schedule

Participants will gain knowledge of the San Joaquin County's EMS System Structure, the Accreditation and Internship process, receive an overview of the Expanded Scope Medications, understand key EMS medical control policies, and be provided an opportunity to Q&A with the EMS Agency.  This class is offered at no cost to participants.  The class is expected to be 6 hours with the written San Joaquin County EMS Agency Policies exam and ALS skills testing to follow.  The exam is closed book and you must have a score of 80% or higher to pass and be issued a course completion certificate (CE certificate).  Up to six (6) hours of instructor-based EMS CE will be offered.  CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP# 39-0001.

Effective January 1, 2010, any paramedic applying for Initial San Joaquin County Paramedic Accreditation must complete a Paramedic Accreditation Orientation class.

Effective January 1, 2011, anyone assigned to complete a paramedic field internship in San Joaquin County must complete a Paramedic Accreditation Orientation class.

Course prerequisites: Minimally Interrupted Cardiac Resuscitation (MICR) video, X- CollarTM, and LUCAS 3 Chest Compression Device certificates. 


To view course availability and register for a course, visit the online portal.

2023 PSR Schedule

Effective January 1, 2010, all accredited paramedics in San Joaquin County are required to complete one PSR within six (6) months prior to expiration of their current accreditation.
This class is offered at no cost to participants.  The class is expected to be 4-6 hours with the written San Joaquin County EMS Agency Policies exam and ALS skills testing to follow.  The exam is closed book and you must have a score of 80% or higher to pass and be issued a course completion certificate (CE certificate).  Personnel should register for the class at least (30) days prior to the date of their selected class.  These classes are also open to EMTs; however, class sizes are limited so paramedics will be given priority.  Up to six (6) hours of instructor-based EMS CE will be offered.  CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP# 39-0001.

PAO and PSR classes are scheduled on the same day and the classes overlap. Updated 2022 PSR Schedule

To view course availability and register for a course, visit the online portal.

Click here to log into the online application portal (click "Applications"), view the one-hour presentation and take the post quiz (10 questions) to receive credit for one hour of non-instructor based CE, provided by EMS CE provider number 39-0001. You must answer all 10 questions correctly. If you do not successfully pass with 100%, you may re-take the post quiz by calling 209-468-6818 for assistance.

The video is a lecture presentation by Dr. Daniel Spaite, MD, FACEP, Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona. The presentation provides the background necessary to understand the scientific rationale for the adoption of minimally interrupted cardiac resuscitation (MICR) in San Joaquin County. All authorized prehospital care providers in San Joaquin County are encouraged to view this presentation prior to receiving additional training on this subject.

View a video that provides more on the history of MICR development, the scientific rationale, and a "Pit Crew" demonstration, click here.


X-CollarTM online training center: https://www.xcollar.com/login/ . Create a user name and password to get started.

X-CollarTM training videos:


X-CollarTM training documents:

Click here to complete the online training for the Lucas 3 device. Go through the device orientation and highlighted topics before taking the theoretical test. After you successfully pass the test, print the certificate and provide it to the San Joaquin County EMS Agency to satisfy the prerequisite to the Paramedic Accreditation Orientation (PAO).