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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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Make-up Dates for the January Continuing Education is posted

If anyone missed the Mandatory continuing education conduct during the month of January, 2016, you must attend one of the following sessions. Read More...

Possible Norovirus Outbreak in some Extended Care Facilities

A Possible Norovirus Outbreak may be present in some of the extended care facilities within the EMS System. Please review the materials in this article. There is also a download link for powerpoint slides. Read More...

System Memo 353 Issued

There is a Practice Change, based on the latest AHA Guidelines. Read More...

AHA Document Supporting the Practice Changes noted in Memo 353

This is the supporting document for System Memo # 353 Read More...

System Memo 352 Issued

Save the dates: 2015 Holiday Breakfast 2016 Field Preceptor and ECRN classes are listed Read More...
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CARS Committee Meeting

February 10, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Provider EMS Coordinator Meeting

February 25, 2016
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Nurse EMSCs/Educators

February 26, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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R&D Committee Meeting

March 01, 2016 @ Learning Center
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Education Committee Meeting

March 01, 2016 @ Mallard Room
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PBPI Committee Meeting

March 02, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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CARS Committee Meeting

March 09, 2016 @ 901 Building - Conference Room #1
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Advisory Board Meeting

March 10, 2016 @ NWCH LC 5
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Chiefs/Administrators Meeting

March 18, 2016 @ LC 3 & LC 4
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EMD Steering Committee Meeting

March 18, 2016 @ LC 6
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EMS Staff

Connie Mattera, RN
EMS Administrative Director

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