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Passavant Hospital EMS System Updates




NWS Storm Spotter Online Training

Those interested in obtaining certification as a National Weather Service Weather Spotter can now take the initial course online.  Click Here to be directed to the the NWS Skywarn Site

Chief- Bryce A. McCormick

Assistant Chief- Casey Hummer

Paramedic Lieutenant- Derek Huseman

EMT Lieutenant- OPEN

EMR Lieutenant- April Walters

DICO/Training Coord.- Nick Gregory


Upcoming Training

All training conducted by CARS is eligible for IDPH CME credits.  You do not need to be a member to attend CARS trainings, although in some cases a cost is associated.


CPR Certification/Recertification

* Classes will be scheduled as requested. Call the Village Hall               (217) 472-3111 if interested in requesting a class.  

Passavant Hospital EMS System Protocol Update

The Passavant EMS System has updated protocols for all care levels.  Click on the links below for the updated protocols.  ALL MEMBERS will be given a practical and written exam on the new protocols.



Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

This is an 80 hour certification course.  The above link opens a sample course outline.  The next EMR course will be held late summer/early fall 2015.    


Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

This is a 160 hour certification course. The above link opens a sample course outline. CARS will be hosting the next EMT course beginning with an informational meeting on February 10th at 7:00 pm at the Chapin Fire

Station.  Class will start on February 28th and run through the beginning of June.  For those living in the response districts of the CARS and Meredosia-Bluffs Volunteer Rescue Squads, the course is free for those agreeing to join the squad.  For those living out of district, the cost is $300.00, with a $150.00 deposit due on the first day of class and the remaining balance paid before the final exam.   For more information or if you have any questions, please call Bryce McCormick or Derek Huseman at (217) 370-9994 or (217) 883-3741.

CARS CME Training FY2015

The Chapin Rescue Squad meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.  Follow the link above to see the monthly CME training. 

Chapin Area Rescue Squad

For an Emergency DIAL 911


The Chapin Area Rescue Squad was formed in 2007 and provides BLS transport Emergency Medical Services for the Village of Chapin, Concord and surrounding rural area.  The rescue squad is an all volunteer agency, and always looking for new members.  If you would like more information or would like to schedule a free CPR class for your organization, please call (217) 472-3111 or email bmac@irtc.net