Students may not participate in the COC EMT Program if they have any of the following convictions:
Sexual offenses/sexual assault
Felony possession and/or furnishing without certificate of rehabilitation
Felonies involving weapons and/or violent crimes
Misdemeanor theft (Class A or Class B)
Drug and alcohol offenses without certificate of rehabilitation
If you have any convictions, you must speak with the Program Director, Patti Haley. All decisions by Ms. Haley will be considered final. firstname.lastname@example.org
California State EMT Regulations have been revised. The LA County Policy referenced below reflects the new regulations. To read the policy in its entirety, click on the link.
Excerpt for LA County EMS Policy 220 :
The basis for denying certification or recertification includes, but is not limited to, any of the following that apply:
a. Has committed any sexually related offense specified under Section 290 of the Penal Code.
b. Has been convicted of murder, attempted murder, or murder for hire.
c. Has been convicted of two or more felonies.
d. Is on parole or probation for any felony.
e. Has been convicted and released from incarceration for said offense during the preceding fifteen years for the crime of manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter.
f. Has been convicted and released from incarceration for said offense during the preceding ten years for any offense punishable as a felony.
g. Has been convicted of two misdemeanors within the preceding five years for any offense relating to the use, sale, possession, or transportation of narcotics or addictive or dangerous drugs.
h. Has been convicted of two misdemeanors within the preceding five years for any offense relating to force, violence, threat, or intimidation.
i. Has been convicted within the preceding five years of any theft related misdemeanor.
j. Has committed any act involving fraud or intentional dishonesty for personal gain within the preceding seven years.
k. Is required to register pursuant to Section 11590 (controlled substance offender) of the Health & Safety Code
I. Fraud in the procurement of any EMT-I certificate.
The preceding L.A. County policy is based upon California's Title 22.To read the California State regulations, follow the links below to the California Emergency Medical Authority's webpage's.