Thursday, 22 February 2018

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Its time to nominate for regional EMS awards

regional awardThe Tidewater EMS Council wants to recognize you and your fellow EMS providers, instructors, nurses, physicians, administrators, high school seniors and more during our annual EMS awards program. Nominations are now open using a new 2-question nomination form. Winners of the regional EMS awards will compete for a chance to win the Governor's EMS Awards administered by the Virginia Office of EMS. Visit for more information and the nomination forms. Nomination Deadline: April 15, 2018.

Education and research fund board seeks members

advisory boardNominations are being accepted for Weber Fund Advisory Board members.The Tidewater EMS Council's Board of Directors established the Kent J. Weber EMS Education and Research Fund in 2015 in honor the leadership and guidance of the council’s first executive director, long time board member and treasurer, Kent Jules Weber. More recently a Weber Fund Advisory Board was established to develop strategic advice and provide direction and support to the Board of Directors in all matters related to the Fund. 

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New field coordinator position serves Western Tidewater

porter smallThe Tidewater EMS Council created a new field coordinator position to support EMS education, performance improvement, mass casualty preparedness and other EMS programs in the counties of Southampton and Isle of Wight, and the city of Franklin.

Harvey “Jay” Porter, the Tidewater EMS Council’s former Education and Performance Improvement Coordinator, began serving as Field Coordinator – Western Tidewater part time beginning January 1, 2018.

Read more: New field coordinator position serves Western Tidewater

Upcoming Events

Governance Committee - TEMS
Fri Feb 23 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Cardiac Grand Rounds
Tue Feb 27 @ 7:00AM - 08:00AM
OMD Committee Meeting - Waterside District
Tue Mar 06 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Patient & Provider Safety PI Meeting - TEMS
Thu Mar 08 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Trauma/Triage PI Meeting
Thu Mar 08 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Board of Directors - TEMS
Thu Mar 08 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Mar 21 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Apr 11 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
CISM Team Meeting
Mon May 07 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
OMD Committee Meeting
Tue Jun 05 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM

Upcoming Classes

Thu Feb 22 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
Mon Feb 26 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Cardiac Grand Rounds
Tue Feb 27 @ 7:00AM - 08:00AM
ACLS Update
Fri Mar 02 @ 9:30AM - 04:00PM
Tactical Combat Casualty Care
Sat Mar 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Tactical Combat Casualty Care
Sun Mar 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Mass Casualty Incident Management - Modules I & II
Sun Mar 11 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Mass Casualty Incident Management - Module I
Sat Mar 24 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
Consolidated Testing @EVMS 03/31/2018
Sat Mar 31 @ 6:00PM -
Train-the-Trainer: OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens. Airborne & Droplet Diseases Course April 19, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm, $75.00
Thu Apr 19 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM
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