|TEMS and the Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition (EVHC) are sponsoring an MCI seminar titled: “Guns, Tornadoes, Rock ‘n Roll: Lessons Learned from Recent Multiple Casualty Incidents”.
The seminar will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 0900-1600 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Suffolk. This is the Hilton Garden Inn located in north Suffolk off of I-664.
Dr. Matt Levy from Howard County, MD & John...|
|Registration is STILL OPEN for PEMS 3rd Annual Rural EMS Education Expo, but classes are filling up fast!
We have ONE opening remaining for the Advanced Airway & Cadaver Lab. It will go to the next PEMS ALS provider that registers. The opening is listed under Northern Neck, but is now open for everyone. Ensure that you click on the Northern Neck block even if your...|
|Virginia Beach EMS is sponsoring an Advanced HazMat Life Support (AHLS) course on 6-7 May and an AHLS instructor course on 8 May.
Please download the flyer here for further information.|
|CTS EVALUATOR TRAINING
The PEMS Council is pleased to offer a Consolidated Test Site (CTS) Evaluator Training opportunity on April 25, 2015 at the PEMS office. Training will be from 0900 to 1300 (light refreshments will be provided).
Unless you have already completed a PEMS council approved evaluator training program within the last 2 years or are current on updates, completion of this course is required in...|
|PEMS recently replaced our phones. We are selling the old Avaya Partner 18D phones. It is a speaker display phone which includes a built in conference button, hold, and a transfer button. The Partner 18D has 16 programmable buttons and the display is 2 lines. Avaya Partner Euro 18D phone comes in black.
Cost to purchase new online: $82.99 each plus shipping.
PEMS cost used:...|
|Training Opportunity - Medical Management of CBRNE Events
23 & 24 April, 2015 - James City County Fire Department
James City County Fire Department will be hosting a Medical Management of CBRNE Events (PER-211) course. This course is sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. Course dates and times are April 23rd and 24th from 0830-1700. You may attend both days to receive a certificate, or...|
|Medical Transport LLC, Virginia’s largest CAAS accredited EMS agency, has immediate full-time and flexible positions available in the Hampton Roads area.
Please apply to www.medicaltransportllc.com.
They are looking for the following:
EMT/Paramedic Critical Care
Ambulance Prep Techs
|The Protocols, Policies & Procedures Committee meeting scheduled for 9 April, 2015 is cancelled.
The Protocols, Policies & Procedures Committee meeting scheduled for 14 May, 2015 is rescheduled for the same time and location on 12 May, 2015.
Please adjust your calendars accordingly. Thank you.
|Riverside Health Systems is announcing their 7th Annual Stroke Symposium to be held on 1 May, 2015. The symposium will be at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA. CME/CE will be awarded.
The flier for the symposium is available here.
Contact O'Brien Gossage for further information at 757-534-6227 or
This e-mail address is being...|
|In light of several long-term medication shortages, providers should be aware of the following changes to the medications carried in the PEMS medication kits:
Vasopressin is no longer being manufactured in a shelf-stable variety. Since refrigeration in the field is not possible and since we have an alternative that is already addressed in PEMS protocols, Vasopressin will no longer be carried in the PEMS Medication Kits.