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Central Virginia EMS Expo

Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Henrico County Division of Fire, and Chesterfield Fire & EMS have partnered once again to deliver the 6th Annual Central Virginia EMS Education Expo.
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Nomination Period is OPEN for 2015 PEMS Region EMS Awards!

Regional Award LogoIt is time again to recognize excellence in those within our regional Emergency Medical Services community who stand out for their vision, their leadership, and their performance. The Peninsulas EMS Council, Inc. is actively seeking the nominations of your top performers for the 2015 Peninsulas Region EMS Awards. We believe that you and your people know best who in each category is deserving of recognition,...
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Training Opportunity - Fredericksburg Area Critical Care & Trauma Symposium

The 7th Annual Aircare 2 Fredericksburg Area Critical Care & Trauma Symposium  will take place on 7 March, 2015 at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA.   Registration is $35.00 and classes include:   Interesting Cases from the State ME Defending Your Actions in Court: Mock Trial Pediatric Congenital Anomalies Medical Legal: Child Abuse Basic Vent Management Hemolytic Lab Burns Pediatric Assessment Fundamentals Heat and Cold Emergencies Trauma Resuscitation Advanced Airway Lab Pediatric...
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Spring 2015 RSAF Grant Workshop: 28 January 6:00 p.m.

RSAF Sticker The spring RSAF Grant cycle opens soon! Submission deadline is 16 March, 2015!   To help you prepare, PEMS is hosting Amanda Davis, Grants Manager for the Office of Emergency Medical Services, to present the latest information on the RSAF grant program and application procedures.  The meeting will be held at the PEMS office (Dunston Room).   This workshop is open to all, but to ensure adequate planning, please...
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Rare Training Opportunity - EZ-IO Procedural Cadaver Lab

Teleflex / EZ-IO is presenting a Procedural Cadaver Lab on 10 February, 2015 at the Richmond Marriott, 500 Broad Street, Richmond, VA.  ezio   This training, which should take approximately 2 hours,  is provided free of charge.  Interested individuals may sign up for a time slot at the registration website: www.eziolab.com.  Continuing education hours will be provided.  These training slots will fill quickly, so act fast.    
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FDA warns health care professionals not to inject patients with IV solutions from Wallcur, of San Diego

FDA warns health care professionals not to inject patients with IV solutions from Wallcur, of San Diego The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals not to use Wallcur, LLC, simulated intravenous (IV) productsin human or animal patients. These products are for training purposes only.   Before administering IV solutions to patients, health care providers should carefully check the labels to ensure that the products...
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Spring 2015 RSAF Grant Cycle Opens Soon!

  RSAF Sticker The submission period for the Spring 2015 RSAF grants will open on 1 February, 2015.   All agency leadership should take time to review the needs of the agency and the application process so they are prepared early for the new application process.  This is the second grant cycle that will be using the new, much improved E-Gift online application process.  While the new process is streamlined...
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2015 PEMS Protocol and Medication Kit Rollouts

The classes for the 2015 PEMS Protocol and Medication Kit Rollouts are here! Times and Locations:   January 15, 2015 PEMS Office (Dunston Room)  18:30 - 19:30 January 19, 2015 Hampton Fire Training Center  15:00 - 16:00 January 29, 2015  James City County Training Center  14:00 - 15:00 January 29, 2015 Rappahannock Community College (Kilmarnock Site) 18:30 - 19:30   The rollout sessions will cover both the 2015 changes to PEMS Regional Patient...
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PEMS Mourns the Passing of John Reed Donnelly

Jon Donnelly Jon Reed Donnelly (09/25/1942 – 01/05/2015)
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New Medication Boxes

PEMS Agencies, Early 2015 (tentatively February 16, 2015), PEMS will be exchanging the red and blue stat medication boxes for a yellow Fuertes case. This Fuertes case will have a PEMS barcode label and box number P followed by a four digit number. (eg: P0001)
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Educational Calendar

Thu Jan 29 @ 2:00PM - 03:00PM
2015 Protocol Roll Out
Thu Jan 29 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
2015 Protocol Roll Out
Mon Feb 02 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
EMT Class in Essex starts
Thu Feb 05
Critical Incident Stress Management & Beyond
Sat Feb 21 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
Instructor update/ CE Scanner Workshop
Sat Feb 28
Bon Secours EMS Educational Expo
Thu Apr 16 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Capnography Lab
Thu Apr 16 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Capnography Lab
Thu Jul 16 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
QuikClot, Wound Seals & Compression Bandages Lab
Thu Jul 16 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
QuikClot, Wound Seals & Compression Bandages Lab
Thu Oct 15 @ 1:00AM - 04:00PM
Circothyrotomy Porcine Lab
Thu Oct 15 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Circothyrotomy Porcine Lab