Paramedic Course Applications AvailableParamedic Course Applications AvailableApplications are now available for the Paramedic Education Program which begins September 14, 2015 at the OSF Northern Region EMS. This Course will be held at 3501 West State Street, Rockford, Illinois 61101 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00AM to 2:00PM.Learn More EMS StrongEMS StrongThe EMS Strong campaign seeks to celebrate, unify and inspire the men and women of our nation’s emergency medical services. Created by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), EMS Strong brings together associations, EMS services, sponsors and national media to honor the dedication of EMS practitioners nationwide.Learn More

Partnered for Success - All Together Better.

Serving a ten-county radius in Northern Illinois, OSF Northern Region EMS covers one of the largest and most diverse areas in the Midwest. Dedicated, skilled and courageous, our 1600 providers (from over 75 agencies) include First Responder, BLS, ALS, aeromedical and specialty transport levels of care.

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center is not only a Level One Trauma Center offering the highest level of emergency care 24/7/365. We also serve as Resource Hospital for OSF Northern Region EMS, ensuring that our providers comply with all state and local regulations, and are offered continuing education opportunities.

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Paramedic Education Programs

CAAHEP Accreditation

The OSF Northern Region EMS Paramedic Education Program is is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions Committee (CoAEMSP).

Associates of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services

OSF Northern Region EMS has an articulation agreement with Highland Community College for those Paramedic Education Program Graduates who wish to further their education and pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services.

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