RSAF Grant Cycle

The next RSAF grant cycle will be open AUGUST 1, 2015 with a deadline date of SEPTEMBER 15, 2015. As of July 1, 2015, all new ambulances manufactured must include a cot retention system, therefore ALL applicants requesting a new ambulance will have to include a quote from their ambulance vendor including the cot retention system, see the EMS Bulletin (page 1) for more details.

Please reference the OEMS grant webpage when you need RSAF grant help or have a question regarding your grant status or submission requirements.  You should access the EGIFT USER GUIDE FOR GRANTEES  for instructions on how to use your agency E-GIFT grant information along with RSAF requirements.  At any time if you need help or have a question, please don’t’ hesitate to contact us.  Remember ALL RSAF correspondence will now be accessible through your E-GIFT account so please look there for all grant documentation. 

BREMS Council: REGIONAL TRAINING COORDINATOR Position Open

BREMS Council: REGIONAL TRAINING COORDINATOR Position Open

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Blue Ridge EMS Council Emergency Medical Services, Inc. is receiving applications for the position of:
REGIONAL TRAINING COORDINATOR
This position will be open for applications from July 22, 2015 – August 22, 2015.
The position will start on September 1, 2015.

This is a 40 hour a week position.  The applicant must be currently certified as a Virginia Paramedic and have a thorough knowledge of accreditation, development, coordination, and presentation of EMS educational programs.  Must possess the qualifications to announce initial certification programs in Virginia. 
Applicant should have sufficient knowledge of related areas such as disaster management, incident command, trauma triage, performance improvement, and pertinent OSHA regulations.  If not already certified as such, the applicant should be willing to become a Virginia Education Coordinator within six months of hire. The applicant should have a minimum of five years EMS experience.

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Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Hybrid Course

Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support

PHTLS Hybrid Course

DATE:  August 8th, 2015
TIME:   8 a.m.-5 p.m.
LOCATION: Thomas Jefferson EMS Council
2205 Fontaine Avenue, Suite 303 Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
COST:  $275.00 Initial PHTLS Online Module (includes book) (to be completed prior to class)
$180.00 Instructor Course
(there is an online module if you are not an instructor listed below)(can become instructor if you are instructor of an NAEMT course, ex: AMLS, ITLS or already have a PHTLS card)
$90.00 Refresher Course (current PHTLS renewal)

If you are interested in getting initial PHTLS and becoming an instructor or have any questions please contact Sheri Markel at Smarkel@vaems.org or 434-295-6146


TO REGISTER:  Go to NAEMT.ORG and follow the appropriate links to register. Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 1st 2015 

EMT Course Starting Tuesday, August 4th Tue/Thu 1-5p & 1 Saturday Per Month 9a-1p

EMT Course Starting Tuesday, August 4th Tue/Thu 1-5p & 1 Saturday Per Month 9a-1p

The Thomas Jefferson EMS Council will be conducting an Emergency Medical Technician course starting Tuesday August 4, 2015 at our office, 2205 Fontaine Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Where: Thomas Jefferson EMS Council, Inc.
2205 Fontaine Ave., Suite 303
Charlottesville, VA 22903

When: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, 1 Saturday morning during August, September and October.

Times: 1300 (1 pm) – 1700 (5 pm) weeknights, 0900 (9 am) – 1300 (1 pm) Saturdays

Starts: Tuesday August 4, 2015 End date/Test date: Saturday December 12, 2015

Cost: $700 (includes all cost associated with course), no refunds after 3rd class

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EMT Course Starting Tuesday, August 4th Tue/Thu 6:30-10p & 2 Sundays per Month 1-5p

EMT Course Starting Tuesday, August 4th Tue/Thu 6:30-10p & 2 Sundays per Month 1-5p

We will be conducting an Emergency Medical Technician course starting Tuesday August 4, 2015 at Louisa County Rescue Squad, Louisa Virginia.

Where: Louisa County Rescue Squad
83 Rescue Lane
Louisa, VA 23093

When: Primarily Tuesday and Thursday evenings, though there will be some Monday and Wednesday evenings; all dates and time will be announced on the class syllabus. The class will also meet on Sunday afternoons (2 a month).

Times: 1830 (630 pm) – 2200 (10 pm) weeknights, 1300 (1 pm) – 1700 (5 pm) Sundays

Starts: Tuesday August 4, 2015 End date/Test date: Saturday December 19, 2015

Cost: $700 (includes all cost associated with course), no refunds after 3rd class

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EMT Course Starting Monday, August 3 - Mon/Wed 6:30-10pm & Some Sundays 1-5pm

EMT Course Starting Monday, August 3 - Mon/Wed 6:30-10pm & Some Sundays 1-5pm

The Thomas Jefferson EMS Council will be conducting an Emergency Medical Technician course starting Monday August 3, 2015 at our office, 2205 Fontaine Ave, Suite 303 Charlottesville, Virginia.

When: Monday and Wednesday evenings, some Sunday afternoons
Times: 1830 (630 pm) – 2200 (10 pm) Monday and Wednesday, 1300 (1 pm) – 1700 (5 pm) Sundays

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Web Based CE

Web Based CE

The Virginia Office of EMS publishes resources on the availability of continuing education (CE) programs which can be completed online through approved third party vendors.  According to OEMS polices, online CE is only accepted from the following CE vendors as they have applied for and met stringent reporting and course content requirements as set forth by OEMS. Courses completed by providers on non-approved websites will not receive credit towards their certification.

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