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These classes and events are not exclusive to Silver Cross EMS providers. Outside EMS providers may respond. Please contact each agency or individual listed for details.



  ECRN CLASSES for REGION 7 HOSPITALS may be found at   


The Silver Cross EMS System, at Silver Cross Hospital, offers ACLS and PALS classes.

To register for ACLS or PALS, please call Mary at (815) 300-7589. Registration is confirmed upon payment.

A current Healthcare Provider CPR Card is required for ALL ACLS and PALS courses.

Course materials will be mailed 30 days prior to the class date, provided payment has been received. Specialty courses will be held in the Silver Cross Hospital Education Center unless otherwise indicated. See our "Map/Directions" page. The Education Center is in a separate building just to the north of the ER.


Click to Print: Silver Cross EMS System 2016 ACLS and PALS Flyer


  The cost of ACLS and PALS courses is $125.00 WITHOUT a textbook. If you wish to purchase a textbook that is an additional $50. If you would like to rent a textbook that is an additional $25 but the textbook must be returned at the end of class in order to receive certification.  






Lead Instructor Courses:

Registrations can be completed on-line at, National Association of EMS Educators

Each class has on-line assignments prior to the course, so please register early to not only secure a seat, but to get started with enough advance time to get acquainted with your assigned team and to begin the learning process.

Please note:  Illinois has specific requirements for Lead Instructors with respect to time, experience, and a recommendation from an EMS System.  Please make sure prospective registrants review the Lead Instructor policy before signing up for the class.

Illinois currently only has a licensure for Lead Instructor I not Lead Instructor II

AFTER SUCCESSFUL COURSE COMPLETION, send the following items to Marilyn for licensure:

A copy of the certificate they give you upon successful completion the last day of the course;

A copy of the pass letter that comes weeks later showing your score;

A completed IDPH Child Support/Felony Conviction Statement form printable from the LICENSURE PAGE LINK;

A list of all EMS (EMT, Paramedic, CPR, ACLS, PALS, etc) classes taught in the last 2 years; and

A money order or certified bank check made payable to IDPH in the amount of $40

Once the System submits above requirements to IDPH, it may take up to 30 days to receive your license.



C.P.R. Classes:

 If you need other dates go to or Micardis HCT and click on CPR/ECC courses tab

 Silver Cross Hospital ~ 888-660-4325 ~ $60 ~ 8am: see for dates

 Plainfield FPD ~ 815-436-5335 ~ 8:30am ~ 3rd Thursday of the month ~ $50

 New Lenox FPD ~ 815-463-4500 ~ $30 contact [email protected]  for dates




If you would like to post an Event or Class for your Agency, e-mail Marilyn MacBlane.

Please understand that Silver Cross EMS has the right to choose and/or edit anything we post.

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