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The AMH EMS system provides EMS educational opportunities through onsite classes and educational videos.


            ALS Transport
                        Alton Memorial Hospital EMS 
                        Bunker Hill Area Ambulance
            ALS Non-Transport
                        Bethalto Fire
                        Brighton Betsey Ann Fire
                        Bunker Hill Fire
                        Godfrey Fire
                        Wood River Fire
                        Wood River Refinery (Roxana)
            BLS Transport
                        US Steel (Granite City)
            BLS Non-Transport
                        East Alton Fire
                        Fosterburg Fire
                        Holiday Shores Fire
                        Meadowbrook Fire
                        Midwest Occupational Medicine (Wood River)
                        Mitchell Fire
                        Rosewood Heights Fire
                        South Roxana Fire
                        Wieland (East Alton)
                        Winchester (East Alton)
                        Alton Volunteer Emergency Corps
                        Dorsey Fire
                        Prairietown Fire
                        St. Louis Regional Airport
                        Madison County 911
                        Lewis and Clark Community College EMT/Paramedic Programs

Our Team

             Rachel Lair, BSN, RN, PHRN — EMS coordinator
             Alex Zozula, MD, FAEMS — EMS medical director

Region 4 EMS Guidelines

The following medical treatment protocols were developed for use by credentialed providers within the Alton Memorial Hospital EMS System.
2023 treatment guidelines/protocols

2023 Education Calendar

Any Heartsaver or Heartcode skills checks can be completed at any time with Rachel Lair. Email [email protected] to schedule the skills checks.
  • EMS Advisory Council Meetings will be conducted virtually.
  • Run Review location to be determined
  • All classes will be held at the EMS Education office located at 161 N. Bellwood Dr., East Alton, IL 62024.
  • All classes must be paid for by check or money order.
  • All classes are FREE OF CHARGE to any provider within the Alton Memorial EMS System or Alton Memorial Hospital.

For more information or to register, contact Mary Eisler at [email protected] or Rachel Lair at [email protected]  


February 22                            EMS Advisory Council Meeting         1200-1300
February 22                            EMS System Run Review                   1800-2000


March 15                                PALS Recert                                         0900-140
March 22                                ACLS Recert                                         0900-1400
March 29                                ITLS Recert                                           0900-1700


April 12                                   BLS Provider                                       1200-1600
April 19                                   ACLS Provider                                     0900-1700


May 10                                    PALS Recert                                        0900-1400
May 17-18                               ITLS Provider                                      0900-1700
                       *****EMS APPRECIATION WEEK MAY 21-27*****
May 31                                    EMS Advisory Council Meeting         1200-1300
May 31                                    EMS System Run Review                   1800-2000


June 21                                    ACLS Recert                                       0900-1400
June 28                                    PEPP Provider                                    0900-1700      


July 12                                     BLS Instructor                                    1200-1600
July 19                                     ACLS Provider                                    0900-1700


August 9                                 BLS Provider                                       1800-2200
August 16                               PALS Recert                                        0900-1400
August 23                               PEPP Provider                                    0900-1700
August 30                               EMS Advisory Council Meeting         1200-1300
August 30                               EMS System Run Review                   1800-2000


September 13                         ACLS Recert                                        0900-1400
September 20                         ITLS Recert                                          0900-1700


October 11                             ACLS Provider                                     0900-1700
October 18                              BLS Provider                                      1200-1600


November 8                           ACLS Recert                                        0900-1700
November 15-16                    ITLS Provider                                      0900-1700
November 21 (Tuesday)        PALS Recert                                       0900-1400
November 29                         EMS Advisory Council Meeting         1200-1300
November 29                         EMS System Run Review                   1800-2000


December 6                            ACLS Provider                                    0900-1400
December 20                          PEPP Provider                                    0900-1700
Find a doctor or make an appointment: 618.463.7220 or 800.392.0936
General Information: 618.463.7311
Alton Memorial Hospital
One Memorial Drive
Alton, Illinois 62002

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