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LINKS TO OTHER PERTINENT OR RELATED SITES

We hope you find theses links to other EMS resources helpful.

Silver Cross Hospital: www.silvercross.org  (Resource Hospital for Silver Cross EMS EMS)

Please direct families looking to drop deceased loved ones medications to the following website, which will assist them in locating an appropriate facility that will take unwanted prescriptions. From the below site click on "Find a Collection Site Near You" then enter your zip code.  http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html

Please direct families looking to drop off "sharps" (needles) to a nearby Walgreens for a sharps disposal kit or perhaps visit sharpsdisposal.com (or other sharps disposal site of their choice) for a medical waste return kit. Local hospitals will NOT take outside sharps for return/waste.

American College of Emergency Physicians: www.acep.org  (EMS Week information here)

ACEP, Illinois EMS Resource Center: www.EMSillinois.org (EMS Educational Opportunities)

American Heart Association: www.americanheart.org  (CPR & ECC classes)

American Red Cross: www.redcross.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov

Epinephrine Auto-Injectors for Schools: Emergency Epinephrine Act and Physician's Toolkit

IDPH approved CME sites: EmCert.com / Eminet.com / ems-ce.com / MedicEd.com

Federal Emergency Management Agency: www.fema.gov    FEMA Courses: http://training.fema.gov/IS/

Hosted by NHTSA: www.ems.gov

Illinois Data Collection: www.nemsis.org

Illinois Department of Public Health: www.idph.state.il.us/home.htm

Illinois EMS for Children (EMSC): http://ssom.luc.edu/emergency-medicine/children/

IDPH Rules and Regulations: www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/07700515sections.html

Illinois Emergency Preparedness: www.ready.illinois.gov

Illinois Fire Chiefs Association: www.illinoisfirechiefs.org

IFSI: http://www.fsi.uiuc.edu/content/information/

IMERT: www.imert.org

National Association of EMS Educators: www.naemse.org

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians: www.naemt.org

National Fire Academy: www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration: www.nhtsa.dot.gov

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians: www.nremt.org

Page, Wolfberg & Wirth: www.pwwemslaw.com/ (Resource for EMS Law)

Region VII EMS website: www.regionviiems.com

Informative resource for those looking and going into the public health field: www.mphdegree.com

10 basic steps to becoming a Fire Fighter http://onlinefiresciencedegree.org/becoming-a-firefighter/

The external links above are provided as a service and the websites to which they go to are not necessarily endorsed by us.