INITIAL MICN APPLICANTS


​INSTRUCTIONS FOR INITIAL MICN APPLICANTS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INITIAL MICN APPLICANTS

  1. Visit https://actonline.saccounty.net and register as a new user.  Once the account is established, log in and apply for a certification.  Online application instructions found here.
  2. Provide evidence of a current Registered Nurse License.
  3. Government issued photo identification (i.e. Driver's license, Passport or Military ID).
  4. Copy (front and back) of a valid American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) card or equivalent.
  5. Copy (front and back) of a valid American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital (PEPP) card or equivalent.
  6. Provide evidence of successful completion of an MICN course in Sacramento County or a California LEMSA. If a course is attended outside of Sacramento County, the MICN shall attend the Sacramento County EMS Agency Policy/Protocol Review class.
  7. Documentation of completion of an Advanced Life Support (ALS emergency response vehicle observation experience consisting of direct observation of at least eight (8) hours, which must include at least two (2) patient contacts where a patient is assessed. If two (2) patient contacts are not completed, two (2) ALS scenarios will be conducted by the paramedic within the eight (8) hour observation period. The ALS emergency response vehicle observation experience shall be completed with a ground-based SCEMSA designated ALS provider operating within the 9-1-1 response system.  **If a candidate has a valid MICN certification from another county, provide proof of completion of an Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency response vehicle observation experience consisting of direct observation for at least four (4) hours, which must include at least two (2) patient contacts in which a patient is assessed. If two (2) patient contacts are not complete, two (2) ALS scenarios will be conducted by the paramedic within the four (4) hour observation period. The ALS emergency response vehicle observation shall be completed with a ground-based SCEMSA designated ALS provider operating within the 9-1-1 response system.
  8. Have your employment verified by your chosen employer (an email will be sent to your employer in which they need to respond to in order to verify your current employment).
  9. A “passport style" color photo of yourself. One can be taken for you in the office during counter hours if needed.
  10. Pay the required fees.

*Once the above has been submitted and employment has been verified, you will receive an email from Sacramento County confirming your application has been received. Please allow 1-2 weeks for your application to be processed. If you need assistance with your application, please bring all documentation to our office during counter hours and we will assist you.

 

Cost for Initial MICN Certification

  • $36.67 SCEMSA application fee (Non-refundable)
  • $30.00 Expedited Processing fee (if requested)​


 MICN Certification Forms:

 MICN Ride-Along


 



 
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