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Course Announcements and Continuing Education


TEMS Quarterly Continuing Education Day-Long Workshops

The first day-long TEMS quarterly CE workshop features LVADs and Pulmonary Hypertension, co-hosted by Chesapeake Fire Department OMD Roundtable. March 7 and repeated March 15, Chesapeake. More info and register here.


TEMS Continuing Education Calendar

On-Line Hampton Roads WMD Antidote Kit Training

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Course Available On-Line

The TEMS Council offers an annual 3-4 day EMS continuing education program called the EMS and Emergency Nursing Education Expo, typically held in March. More information is available at www.tidewaterems.org/expo.

Many local training departments and instructors offer initial and continuing education courses. Oftentimes you can obtain continuing education during the initial training courses, but you need to contact the instructor directly to verify topics and dates. Search for all approved Virginia EMS courses

Eastern Shore EMS training info

Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition training and events calendar

If you do not find what you are looking for, please e-mail the Regional EMS Education Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for more assistance.

 

State, Regional and National EMS Testing

State Test Registration - State EMT-B Test Sites in the Tidewater Region

State EMS Exam Certification Locations (Statewide) (OEMS website)

Regional ALS Sanctioning Process Information

Regional ALS Sanctioning Registration

National Registry Exams (ALS) (OEMS Website)

Virginia Enhance Test Schedule (OEMS Website)

Locate State EMS Test Scores Item #4

Obtaining Legal Recognition/Reciprocity (OEMS website - choose ALS or BLS)

If you do not find what you are looking for, please e-mail the Regional EMS Education Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for more assistance.

 

TCLS - Tidewater Center for Life Support Training

CPR and First Aid Training Courses -- for the general public and healthcare professionals

Advanced Trauma Life Support® Courses -- for physicians and mid-level providers

 

EVMS Sentara Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Courses -- for healthcare professionals

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Courses -- for healthcare professionals

 

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)

The following training programs have been reviewed and are recognized as equivalents to the
emergency vehicle operator requirements established in the Virginia EMS Regulations (October 2012),
specifically; 12VAC5-31-1210; 12VAC5-31-1230; and 12VAC5-31-1270:
  •  American Medical Response, Virginia Division EVOC Course
  •  Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, Emergency Vehicle Operator’ Course
  •  Chesterfield County Fire Department, EVOC Program
  •  City of Virginia Beach Emergency Vehicle Operating Course
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services Driver Academy EVOC Course and/or Instructor school
  •  Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, EVOC Training Program
  •  McNeil and Company, Inc. Emergency Vehicle Operations
  •  Richmond Ambulance Authority, Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course
  •  U.S. Department of Transportation/National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
  •  Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course
  •  Virginia Department of Fire Programs, Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course
  •  Volunteer Fireman’s Insurance Services, Inc., Emergency Vehicle Driver Training
 

Education Links

Virginia Office of EMS Education Page

Tidewater Community College - EMS program

ECPI - EMS Program

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

American Heart Association

National Fire Academy Self Study Programs

If you do not find what you are looking for, please e-mail the Regional EMS Education Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for more assistance.

 
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