Paramedic Accreditation


Description

Please follow the following Paramedic Accreditation process.

To Qualify

Effective June 1, 2011 Paramedics applying for Initial Accreditation in Sacramento County must be affiliated with an Advanced Life Support Provider.
 
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2015, PAPER APPLICATIONS WERE DISCONTINUED. CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.
 

Apply online, at  https://actonline.saccounty.net and register as a new user. Once you register your account, you will be able to log in and apply for your accreditation.  Online application instructions found here.

If you need assistance, bring all documents in person to:
 
Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services Agency
9616 Micron Avenue, Suite 960
Sacramento, CA 95827
 
and we will assist you with your online registration/application and uploading the documents.
SCEMSA counter hours are; Tuesday thru Thursday 0800-1200.
 

 Initial Accreditation: If the applicant is applying for accreditation for the first time, the following must be submitted online:

  1. Apply online at https://actonline.saccounty.net and register as a new user. Once you register your account, you will be able to log in and apply for your accreditation. Online application instructions found here.
  2. Provide evidence of a current California Paramedic License.
  3. Government issued photo identification (i.e. Driver's license, Passport or Military ID).
  4. Attend the Sacramento County Paramedic Orientation class.
  5. Documentation of training in the following skills:
    • Pediatric endotracheal intubation
  6. Current dated letter from approved ALS Provider of current affiliation as a Paramedic.
  7. Upload a professional, passport size (2x2) photo of yourself for the SCEMSA Accreditation Card or come in to the office where staff can take the photo for free and upload it to your application.  Counter hours are Tuesday - Thursday 0800-1200.

NOTE: To attend SCEMSA Paramedic Orientation Course, your application must be completed, all required documents uploaded and fees paid, at https://actonline.saccounty.net  by 1200 pm  (NOON) Thursday, the day before orientation, in order to attend the course.  Class size is limited to 25 people.  Please register early and call the office if you have any issues with the online application process.

Cost: Paramedic Accreditation:

  • $72.00 Cash Only in office or pay by credit card online.
  • $30.00 Rush fee (if requested).
 
Continuous Accreditation: To maintain continuous accreditation the applicant must not experience a lapse in Paramedic Licensure or County Accreditation and submit online the following:
 
  1. Apply online at https://actonline.saccounty.net and register as a new user. Once you register your account, you will be able to log in and apply for your accreditation. Online application instructions found here.
  2. Provide evidence of a current California Paramedic License.
  3. Government issued Photo Identification (i.e. Driver's License, Passport, or Military ID).
  4. Current dated letter from approved ALS Provider of current affiliation as a Paramedic.
  5. Upload a professional, passport size (2x2) photo of yourself for the SCEMSA Accreditation Card or come in to the office where staff can take the photo for free and upload it to your application.  Counter hours are Tuesday - Thursday 0800-1200.

Cost: Continuous Accreditation: No Fee
Cost: Paramedic Renewal (lapse in continuous accreditation):

  • $72.00 Cash Only in office or pay by credit card online
  • $30.00 Rush Fee (if requested)
  • $30.00 Late Fee (within thirty (30) days of renewal

Cost

​Not Applicable.

Contact Information

9616 Micron Avenue Suite 960
Sacramento
CA
95827
(916) 875-9753
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