EMS Policies

These Region 11 Chicago EMS System Protocols, Policies, and Procedures for EMTs and Paramedics are prehospital medical guidelines for patient assessment, treatment, and transportation within the system.  They provide a framework for all patient encounters and Online Medical Control should be consulted in situations where there is not clear direction from the written documents.

Download Complete Region 11 EMS Policies

Please click on links below to access individual EMS Policies:

COMMUNICATIONS

PATIENT CARE

TRANSPORTATION

DOCUMENTATION

Documentation Requirements
EMS System Inventory Inspection Policy
Confidentiality of Patient Records

EMS EDUCATION

Continuing Education Testing
EMS Lead Instructor
IDPH EMS Continuing Education Relincensure Recommendations
Out-of-System Continuing Education

EMS PERSONNEL

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

IDPH Waiver Provision
Request for Clarification (RFC)
Medical Device Reporting
Protocol for Resolving Regional or Inter-System Conflict
EMS System Quality Improvement & Assurance Program