2018 ICS 300 and 400 Courses at TEMS. More info on our training calendar on each course date. Free, sponsored by Hampton Roads MMRS. Must register, prerequisites apply.
ICS 300, June 20-21 and Oct 23-24
ICS 400, Aug 22-23 and Dec 19-20
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/
June 21, Hampton Fire Training, 6 pm Info and register
July 19, Union Baptist Church (GLOUCESTER), 6 pm Info and register
July 28, EVMS, Norfolk, 9 am. Info and register
Sept 29, EVMS, Norfolk, 9 am. 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.
H.R. 1445 -- Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services Act (VREASA). Introduced by Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO), would provide veterans with reimbursement for emergency ambulance services when a Prudent Layperson would have a reasonable expectation that a delay in seeking immediate medical attention will jeopardize the life or health of the veteran. (https://goo.gl/sq5KFo)
H.R. 5429 -- Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (SIREN) Act. Introduced by Representatives Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and David Loebsack (D-IA), this bill would create a grant program for EMS agencies in rural areas, many of which are at the forefront of the opioid epidemic, to support recruitment, retention, education, and equipment for EMS personnel in rural areas. (https://goo.gl/BTxyh3)
Congressional EMS Caucus (in the House). (https://goo.gl/znAuj3)
Virginia-1 DMAT is hiring. More info here...
The Tidewater EMS Council has updated its 3-year strategic EMS plan and also its Stroke Triage Plan. Both are available on our website. The Strategic Plan is under the About Us menu and the Stroke Plan and all PI plans are under the Performance Improvement menu.
Surplus training and office equipment at TEMS. Free and low-cost surplus items must go. See the list and info here.
The National Fire Academy has vacancies in the upcoming Management for EMS course scheduled for June 18-29 in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Topics include leadership and planning for EMS agency managers, current issues impacting EMS systems, and time, resource and quality challenges for the supervisor. Check out the details at https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/nfacourses/catalog/details/23
Hit the apply link for the June date and send us your application right away! Please share this with your peers who need this course! Completed applications can be mailed to:
NETC Admissions Office
16825 S. Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Completed applications may also be faxed to the NETC Office of Admissions at (301) 447-1441. Applicants should not make plans to attend this course until notified by the NETC Admissions Office.
FICEMS Seeks Input on RFI to Improve Prehospital Trauma Care. 90-day (July 26) public comment period is open for Request for Information to improve prehospital trauma care. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOTNHTSAEMS/bulletins/1ec5c4c
Tidewater EMS Council, 1104 Madison Plaza, Chesapeake, VA 23320757 963-0632 Toll-Free 844-757-TEMS (8367)