Advanced EMT Course

Advanced EMT Course

*MUST BE A CURRENT EMT

Pretest: Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 7p.m.  

To register email: valquick@virginia.edu 
Location: TJEMS Council Office, 2205 Fontaine Ave, Suite 302, Charlottesville, VA 24590

Reading test, EMT scenarios, multiplication/division of fractions and decimals, medical terminology, anatomy.

Pre-requisites: 
•    You must have a high school degree or GED, current EMT and CPR card.  It is recommended that you are actively working/volunteering with an agency, as you will need recommendations from EMS providers.  Those affiliated with non-transport agencies will need to make arrangements with a transport agency prior to the start of class.  
•    Immunizations: Tdap, MMR, Varicella (or history of disease), Hep B, Seasonal Influenza
•    TB Test within 1 year of start of class

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Aircare 5 L.I.V.E. 2015

Aircare 5 L.I.V.E. 2015

AirCare 5 L.I.V.E 2015 is pleased to host its 10th annual L.I.V.E. event on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the premier educational conference in the Shenandoah Valley region.  Join us in celebrating our 10th anniversary of offering our service in the valley.

Conference Highlights
• New and exciting speakers
• Fire and EMS vendors
• 2014 attendee-requested topics
• Catered lunch.

The event features five educational tracks – operations, advanced practice, pediatric/obstetrics, BLS and ALS.  Continuing education hours are available for Virginia EMS providers, West Virginia EMS providers and nurses.

Deadline to register: April 4, 2015

Registration for Aircare 5 L.I.V.E. 2015 is now open.  This event will feature five educational tracks consisting of operations, advanced practice, pediatric/obstetrics, BLS and ALS.  A catered lunch will be provided and each registered participant will receive a t-shirt. For more information see brochure

To register visit: http://www.csems.org/live15.  

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CPR Instructor Course

CPR Instructor Course

Thomas Jefferson EMS Council is hosting a CPR Instructor course on April 18th and 19th from 8 am – 4 pm. The cost is $300 which includes all course materials and meals.
You must hold a valid AHA BLS Health Care Provider CPR card to take the class.
Please call the TJEMS office at 434-295-6146 to register. Payment and registration is required by April 1st. Once you have been registered you will receive information regarding an online course that needs to be completed prior to the class. If you do not have a current CPR certification through AHA, please let us know at the time of registration. 

 

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VAVRS EVOC Instructor Course

VAVRS EVOC Instructor Course

Greene County Rescue Squad is planning to host a VAVRS EVOC instructor course in July 2015 in Greene County. The two day weekend course includes Methods of Instruction and the EVOC Instructor course. The class is only for people who would like to be an EVOC instructor.  We cannot move forward and set a date until we have fifteen people interested (GCRS and other agencies).  We must have 15 people by June 1st to make this happen, earlier is better. Once we have the minimum required, then the date and other information will be announced. To be eligible to take this course you must have a current EVOC card and 2 years of experience.  Contact Jack McKeen at jackmckeen@yahoo.com if you are interested.  

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Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Regional Recognize Excellence in EMS Awards

Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Regional Recognize Excellence in EMS Awards

There are countless members of our profession who give of themselves for the betterment of individuals and collectively for EMS as whole, who deserve to be recognized for their devotion and work. This year we hope that everyone will look at what has been done in 2014 and think of someone they know who deserves to be honored by an award for their achievements or dedication to EMS. You have almost 3 months to think of someone and submit a nomination - START THINKING NOW!

To see one of your peers, mentors, or agencies recognized for their devotion to EMS, hard work and excellent efforts, then nominate someone today. The online form makes it easier than ever and just takes a few minutes of your time to let someone know you recognize their accomplishments!

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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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