Illinois JumpSTART© Training

JumpSTART© is a pediatric triage process that is utilized during a mass casualty event. In an effort to educate prehospital personnel, first responders and other healthcare professionals about JumpSTART©, Illinois EMSC is utilizing grant funds to sponsor JumpSTART© train-the-trainer sessions throughout the state. For further information, please contact Laura Prestidge at .

In 2016, the Illinois JumpSTART Triage Training Curriculum underwent revisions. Updates were made to both the Instructor and Provider Courses. For a crosswalk of the revisions. please see the Overview of the 2016 Revisions to the Pediatric Disaster Triage: Utilizing the JumpSTART Method Instructor and Provider Course Curriculum document.

JumpSTART© Training Materials (for JumpSTART© Instructors)

Below are links to training materials that JumpSTART© instructors can utilize to conduct either a Provider Course or an Instructor Course. Click on the appropriate link to access all the materials needed to conduct your training workshop.

Please note that only training materials are accessible on this webpage.  Instructors need to apply for their own continuing education credit, as needed.

For any questions regarding these course materials, please contact Laura Prestidge at .
Course Guidelines 

Provider Course Materials

  1. Certificate of Training completion (Provider Training) 
  2. Evaluation Form  
  3. JumpSTART Triage Training Presentation: Provider Course‌ 
  4. Patient Tracking Form  
  5. Post Test  
  6. Post Test Answer Key 
  7. Student Tracking Form  
  8. Training Completion Form 
  9. Pediatric Disaster Triage Training Scenarios: Utilizing the JumpSTART Method 

Handout Materials

Individuals who have participated in the train-the-trainer sessions can then conduct JumpSTART© trainings in their organization and/or community.

Instructor Course Materials

  1. Certificate of Training completion (Instructor Training)  
  2. Evaluation Form 
  3. JumpSTART Triage Training Presentation: Instructor Course 
  4. Patient Tracking Form  
  5. Post Test 
  6. Post Test Answer Key 
  7. Student Tracking Form 
  8. Training Completion Form 
  9. Pediatric Disaster Triage Training Scenarios: Utilizing the JumpSTART Method 

Handout Materials

Individuals who have participated in the train-the-trainer sessions can then conduct JumpSTART© trainings in their organization and/or community.