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 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.
Federal grant available - Fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations are eligible to apply for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). This grant is for equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources necessary for protecting the public and emergency personnel. The application period closes on Friday, Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. EST. Visit FEMA.gov to begin preparing your application today!
EMS 3.0 Transformation Summit is April 10 - Learn the strategies to successfully expand your agency’s services to provide the full spectrum of out-of-hospital patient care – emergent, urgent and preventive. This year’s Summit will present “profiles in courage” case studies of EMS agencies that have expanded their services. Lessons learned including best practices, as well as pitfalls and challenges, will be discussed. Hear directly from EMS leaders who have made the 3.0 model work for their agencies and communities. Register here...
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...
EMTALA info during disasters - This four-page fact sheet from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) addresses several frequently asked questions regarding the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) and disasters, and provides links to resources for more information. Questions include if EMTALA can be waived in an emergency or disaster, and how hospitals can comply with EMTALA in a disaster or emergency.
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