|Training Opportunity: Infection Control Officer Training
22 - 25 October, 2015, PEMS Office, Gloucester VA
Peninsulas EMS Council and Tidewater EMS Council will be hosting Annual Infection Control Officer training 22 - 25 October, 2015 at the PEMS office in Gloucester. This training is offered to provide agency leadership with the means to comply with federal regulations regarding Designated Infection Control Officer assignment and training. A...|
|Training Opportunity: Dinner with a Doc with Dr. Wolfgang Leesch
22 October, 2015, 6:00 PM, PEMS Dunston Room, 6898 Main Street, Gloucester VA
Peninsulas EMS Council, Inc. and Riverside Regional Medical Center are proud to bring you a new continuing education program, coming each quarter:
Dinner with a Doc!
This quarter we bring you Dr. Wolfgang Leesch, who will be speaking on stroke triage and stroke care as it...|
|Employment Opportunity: PEMS Field Coordinator (Clinical Care)
Open until 5:00 p.m. 18 September, 2015
Peninsulas EMS Council, Inc. is looking for a highly skilled, critical thinking and dynamic prehospital ALS clinician to fill the part-time position of EMS Field Coordinator - Clinical Care. The EMS Field Coordinator - Clinical Care is responsible for managing day-to-day clinical care issues and functions to include the development, implementation and coordination...|
|Training Opportunity: GVFRS Saturday CE Blowout
26 September, 2015 0800-1700 - Gloucester Volunteer Fire Rescue Station 1, 6595 Main Street, Gloucester, VA
Gloucester Volunteer Fire Rescue is presenting their Super Saturday CE Blowout on 26 September, 2015. Contact
for further information. Register at www.gvfrs.org.
|Save the Date: CHKD Pediatric Trauma Conference
11-12 March, 2016, Norfolk VA
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is presenting the 2016 Pediatric Trauma Conference at Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E. Main Street, Norfolk, VA on 11 and 12 March, 2016. Mark you calendars! Click here for event flyer.
Administrators and Trainers - Please print and post in your common areas.
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|Training Opportunity: Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (Class 1, 2 &3)
19 & 20 September, 2015 0800-1700 - Kilmarnock-Lancaster Co. Volunteer Rescue Squad
Kilmarnock-Lancaster Co. VRS is hosting a VAVRS EVOC course on 19 & 20 September (beside Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital). For further information and to register, see the course brochure here.
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|Alert: Drone Activity Near Helicopter EMS Operations
Recently a LifeEvac aircraft encountered a drone during a medical response, as have many other flight medical services and fire operations. Drones are a significant hazard to flight operations and aircraft safety. In light of these hazards, we ask agencies to consider adding a scan for drone activity to their procedures for establishing a safe aircraft landing area. Any...|
|Congratulations Captain Beam!
PEMS Field Coordinator (Clinical Care) Bradley Beam Promoted to EMS Captain!
We are proud to announce that PEMS Field Coordinator (Clinical Care) Brad Beam has been selected for promotion to Captain with the Williamsburg Fire Department and will be accepting responsibilities as the Emergency Medical Services Captain for that department on 1 September, 2015. We know that Brad will prove to be a great...|
|Essex County EMS is seeking a highly motivated professional individual to fill a full time Advanced Life Support (ALS) EMT/Firefighter position.|
|The submission period for the Fall 2015 RSAF grants opened on 1 August, 2015.
Only 20 work days left until the deadline.
All agency leadership should take time to review the needs of their agency and the improved application process so they are prepared to meet the deadline. Applications are much easier using the new, much improved E-Gift online application process, but there are some technology requirements...|