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CRAFTON HILLS COLLEGE
MOBILE INTESIVE CARE NURSE
Spring 2014 Application Process
TO: PLNS and Prospective MICN Students
FROM: Sabrina Yamashiro
Program Faculty
SUBJECT: Spring 2014 MICN Course Letter
Thank you for your interest in the Crafton Hills College Mobile Intensive Care Nurse program. This
course is designed to prepare the experienced emergency department registered nurse for accreditation as a
Mobile Intensive Nurse in San Bernardino or Riverside counties. Following successful completion of the
course each graduate will be required to complete the accreditation and/or testing process with the local EMS
agency. Please read this document in its entirety, as changes have been made to improve communication
and clarity.
The MICN course will run from February 21
st
March 28
th
, 2014. The course has three different
components: didactic, clinical, and field. The didactic sessions will meet Fridays only from 9:00 a.m.
through 5:50 p.m. There will be no class on Friday March 21
st
. This course is a positive attendance
course (5 classes total) and students must attend every class session and remain in class for the entire
session. There are no make-up sessions for classes not attended and therefore participants with
absences will be dropped from course. Additionally 16 hours of clinical radio preceptorship and 16
hours of field ride out experience are required for the course and will be arranged during the class by
the student or PLN at Base Hospital.
PLNs and ED Managers please note:
In order to meet the needs of all the Base Hospitals, enrollment to the MICN course will be limited to
four participants maximum for each Base hospital. Please ensure that the prospective students receive this
informational packet prior to course enrollment.
It is strongly recommend that the prospective participants do not delay in course enrollment as the class fills
up quickly. The classroom “space is limited” and no additional students will be added when the class is full.
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MICN Course Pre-requisites:
(a) Current California RN License
(b) Current ACLS Certification
(c) A minimum of one year RN experience
(d) A minimum of 800 hours of emergency department experience
(e) Current employment in a Riverside or ICEMA approved Base Station Hospital
Emergency Department
(f) Letter of recommendation/endorsement from the ED supervisor /PLN
(g) Verification of successful completion of a dysrhythmia recognition class, coronary
care certificate, or documentation of competency in dysrhythmia recognition and
patient management (this documentation may be included in letter of endorsement) .
Steps to Signing up for MICN Course
STEP #1 - Apply to Crafton Hills College
1. Go to www.craftonhills.edu
2. Click on “Admissions and Records
3. Then click on either “New Students” or “Returning Students” based on which criteria
applies to you.
4. Click on “Application for Admission” in Step #1.
5. Complete the steps outlined on the “Application for Admission” page to submit the college
application.
6. Your student ID will be emailed to your student email address within two days of receipt of
your application.
**Note: It will take approximately 2 days before you receive your student ID
number via email. You must have this number to register. This means you will not
be able to apply AND register on the same day.
STEP #2 - Turn in the MICN Program Application
1. Compile the following REQUIRED documentation for the MICN Program Application:
COMPLETED MICN Application Cover Sheet (see attached - last page of this packet)
Copy of current CA RN License
Copy of current ACLS Certificate
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Dysrhythmia Documentation (Competency may be indicated in the Endorsement Letter)
Recommendation/Endorsement Letter (This letter confirms a minimum of one-year basic
nursing experience, a minimum of 800 hours emergency department experience and current
employment in the Base Hospital ED).
2. Bring the completed MICN Program Application into the EMS Department office at Crafton.
The EMS secretary is on campus M-T-W from 8:00am to 4:30pm in building OE-1, Room 123 in
front of Parking lot G*. You may NOT bring your application to the admission office or give to
the instructor on the first day of class. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO
THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.
3. If you are unable to drop off the application at the above office, you can scan a copy of the
documents into your computer and send it to Naomi (department secretary) as an attachment at
nlara@craftonhills.edu or fax to 909-389-3630.
STEP #3 - Register for the MICN Class
1. Once your application has been accepted the department secretary will clear you for registration
2. Go to www.craftonhills.edu
3. Follow the steps for registration outlined in the email sent to you by Admissions and
Records after you submitted your college application.
4. The course title and reference number are as follows: EMS 103 - Reference #0382
Section 80.
5. Don't forget to pay for your classes after you register.
** Note: If you do not pay for the class within 24hrs of registering, you will be
dropped administratively for lack of payment.
WEB Registration is only available the following hours due to server maintenance:
Monday - Saturday
6:00a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Sundays
6:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
The fees for the course are:
Tuition $46.00 per unit (CA resident) at 2.25 units $ 103.50
College health fee $ 17.50
Student center fee $ 2.25
Student representative fee $ 1.00
Accident Insurance Fee $ 1.50
Student Transportation Fee $ 7.00
TOTAL: $ 132.75
If you have not been a resident of California for at least one year, the cost per unit is $208.00.
It is NOT possible to bring a check from the hospital which pays for multiple students at one time.
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*** REGISTER AS SOON AS YOU ARE CLEARED BY THE EMS SECRETARY. THE CLASS
CAPS AT 48 PEOPLE AND ONCE IT IS FULL NO ONE ELSE WILL BE ABLE TO REGISTER
FOR THE CLASS. THERE IS NO WAITING LIST.
STEP #4 - Obtain Protocol Manual
1.
On the first day of class you MUST bring with you a Protocol Guide for your county.
2.
Prior to the first day of class, contact REMS (if you work for Riverside County) or
ICEMA (if you work for San Bernardino County) and obtain a copy of the Local County
Protocols.
Manuals may be obtained online through ICEMA or REMS. See REMS and ICEMA
contact information below or ask your PLN if your hospital will provide it for you.
Riverside County EMS 951 358-5029
4065 County Circle Drive www.rivcoems.org
Riverside, CA 92503
San Bernardino County EMS 909 388-5823
1425 S. “D” St. www.sbcounty.gov/icema
San Bernardino, CA 92415
STEP #5 – Course Meeting Dates
1. Class Schedule and Information
Class meets promptly at 0900 every Friday February 21
st
March 28
th
except for
March 21
st
, 2014.
Class participants are expected to be on time and present for each class. Tardiness,
absences and leaving early is not allowed.
If you are unfamiliar with the college campus and location, please refer to
www.craftonhills.edu and review the campus map prior to the first day of class.
Participants who do not attend the first class meeting (even if registered) will be
dropped from the class.
Classroom temperature can vary; it is advised to bring a sweater.
You are welcome to bring bottled beverages or coffee thermos.
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Obtain Parking Permit
You MUST have a parking permit each day of class. The parking lot closest to the classroom is lots F, G, or
H. The parking pass machines are located in each parking lot and accept quarters or bills. If you park
anywhere on campus without a permit, you may receive a ticket. If not paid, the citation will be forwarded to
the DMV.
Should you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact Naomi Lara,
EMS secretary in the Public Safety department, at 909-389-3252.
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Complete this application and submit with all other required documentation to
Naomi Lara at Crafton EMS office in person or email to complete registration process
before the first day of class.
CRAFTON HILLS COLLEGE
MOBILE INTESIVE CARE NURSE
Revised Spring 2014 Application
NAME: _________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________
PHONE: _________________________________________________________________
BASE STATION HOSPITAL: _______________________________________________
NURSE MANAGER / PLN: _________________________________________________
ATTACH PHOTOCOPIES OF THE FOLLOWING:
_____ Current CA RN License
_____ Current ACLS Certificate
_____ Dysrhythmia Documentation
(Your competency can also be verified through your letter of recommendation)
_____ Letter of Recommendation
(This letter confirms a minimum of one-year basic nursing experience, a minimum of 800
hours emergency department experience, and current employment in the ED).