NLCEMSS offers monthly continuing medical education for members of the System. Dates and times are subject to change. Updates to this calendar are made as soon as possible and placed on the website. March 2023 CE Calendar

The applications for the 2023-2024 paramedic education program are now available. ( Paramedic Application ).

Completed applications must be submitted via mail or in person to Vista Medical Center East at 1324 North Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60085, by 3 PM on May 26, 2023, for the 2023-2024 year-long course (projected start on August 7, 2023). Applications are currently being accepted and early course registration is encouraged. However, acceptance of your application by the North Lake Co. EMS/Vista Health Paramedic Training Program does not guarantee placement in a class; nor does acceptance into the program guarantee graduation.

Here are the new updated (typos corrected version) 2021 BLS & ALS Protocols.

2021 BLS & ALS SOPs

Study Guide for Revised SOPs Part 1 Study Guide for Revised SOPs Part 2

Additional Paramedic Study Guide Material


Effective July 1, 2021, NLC EMS System Provider Agencies will submit Quality Assurance forms to document a review of 10% of their monthly call volume. Through the collection of information, the QA program will allow the detection of deficiencies, development and distribution of resolutions and to improve the quality of care delivered by providers.

Please refer to policy M05 Data Collection and Quality Improvement Program and the corresponding Quality Assurance Patient Care Review Form. Data is due to the NLC EMS Office no later than the 25th of the following month.