BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS Courses at EVMS. $ https://sim.evms.edu (find a course in the Course Catalog).
BLS, ACLS, PALS, TCCC and other courses at Cardiac Concepts. $ https://www.cardiacconceptsllc.com/
Eastern Shore ACLS and PALS:
ACLS recert – Feb 10
ACLS-EP – Feb 17
PALS recert – Apr 14
PALS recert – Apr 28
Jan 18, Hampton Fire Training, 6 pm Info and register
Jan 20, EVMS Lester Hall, 9 am Info and register
Feb 15, Union Baptist Church, Hayes, 6 pm. Info and register
Note: TEMS test sites have been rescheduled to Saturday, every other month. Instructors who have additional test site needs should contact our CTS coordinator to discuss.
Virginia Stroke Plan updated - The State Stoke Triage Plan has been updated and can be found here: Virginia Stroke System – Emergency Medical Services
Changes to Virginia EMS electronic patient record coming Jan 3 - Information concerning those changes can be found on the knowledgebase. While these changes will not impact functionality and are being made to enhance data collection and improve accuracy, please be sure to review the knowledgebase article prior to 01/03/2018 so that your agency will be aware of these upcoming changes.
Northampton Co (VA) seeking Emergency Medical Technicians (ALS preferred) - full and part time. Closes Jan 13. Info and application here...
From the Virginia Beach EMS Blog: The importance of doing a report. This is great info that applies to any EMS provider. As individual EMS agencies and the region work to improve patient care, safety and operations through performance improvement programs, an individual provider's quality data input is essential. This blog post reinforces when a report is required.
CDC Advisory - Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity and Antiviral Treatment of Patients with Influenza. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing: 1) a notice about increased influenza A(H3N2) activity and its clinical implications; 2) a summary of influenza antiviral drug treatment recommendations; 3) an update about approved treatment drugs and supply this season; and 4) background information for patients about influenza treatment. Learn More...
Recall - Defibrillation Electrodes for Lifepak AEDs by Physio-Control: Class I Recall - Incorrect Placement Instructions for Infants Depicted on Artwork. LIFEPAK EXPRESS AED, LIFEPAK CR Plus AED, LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator, or LIFEPAK 500 Biphasic AED with a pink connector. More information...
EMS Day on the Hill is April 11 - State representation at Hill Day on April 11, 2018, is very important to ensure that members of Congress representing a state will be visited by those EMS constituents attending Hill Day. Every member of Congress must be visited to ensure that every Representative and Senator understands the emergent, urgent and preventive patient care EMS provides to all in need every day. Please help to ensure that your state is represented. Learn more...
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