The applications for the 2024-2025 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 24, 2024, for the 2024-2025 year-long course (projected start on August 19, 2024). 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.

Download the NLC Paramedic Class Schedule for 2023-2024. Schedule



The following is the DropBox link to some CE opportunities available to member providers. Simply review the lecture/hand out materials, complete the quiz, and then submit your quiz to Dave Chase at [email protected]. Read More…

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.