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Welcome to the Northwest Community EMS System

The Northwest Community System is composed of a Resource Hospital, five associate hospitals and twenty-four provider agencies covering the northwest suburbs of Chicago.  Our EMS system has the distinction of being the first advanced life support sytem in the State of Illinois and the first multi-juristictional EMS system in the country.  We encouter over 60,000 patients per year. Learn more about us...

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CARS Superusers classes and System Memo # 359

The NWC EMSS is transitioning to the ImageTrend™ Elite platform using an updated NWC EMSS template to complete patient care reports. Superusers must train their agency personnel on this new platform in September. Therefore, ALL Superusers must attend a training session. Read More...

New program offer - Paramedic to RN - Open House

Are you a Paramedic interested in becoming a nurse, but unable to apply to a traditional nursing program because of your schedule? Please read this. Read More...

Diana Neubecker is departing from the system

After many years of dedicated service, Diana Neubecker has accepted a new job opportunity and will be leaving the System, effective September 1, 2016. Please read her letter for details. Read More...

Rolling Meadows Fireworks includes a cardiac save

At the conclusion of their Independence Day Fireworks, Rolling Meadows provided the crowd with a cardiac save. Read More...

Welcome Mike Gentile - The new Paramedic Program Instructor

Please Welcome Mike Gentile, our new paramedic program instructor. Read More...

Meeting information updated

The listings of meeting dates, times and locations are found here. Please check the Events Calendar for any updated information. Read More...
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CARS Superusers / Elite Training

August 29, 2016 @ NCH LC 3 & 4
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Education Committee (Bi-Monthly) Meeting

September 06, 2016 @ LC 1 & 2
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PBPI Committee Meeting

September 07, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

September 08, 2016
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R & D Committee Meeting (Special Date)

September 08, 2016 @ Large Conference Room
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CARS Committee (Monthly) Meeting

September 14, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

September 16, 2016
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EMD Committee Meeting

September 16, 2016 @ LC 6
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

September 22, 2016
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Nurse EMSCs / Educators

September 23, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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EMS Staff

Connie Mattera, RN
EMS Administrative Director

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