Super CE Weekend Rescheduled
to Oct 28

Super CE Weekend Rescheduled

  • Holly Grove Rescue Squad (map)
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Don’t miss your opportunity to get CE Hours! Meeting at the Holly Grove Rescue Squad, Super CE Weekend will feature topics such as Autism, Stop the Bleed and many others!

Registration is now open! Register at

Registration Deadline is October 12!

Don’t Delay!

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to Feb 28

Advanced Medical Life Support Course

  • UVA Life Support Learning Center (map)
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AMLS is a comprehensive EMS continuing education course addressing the assessment and management of patients. It is for all levels of practitioners with a strong commitment to patient care, including first responders, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and physicians.

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8:00 AM08:00

ASLS Class

Registration & Info at
or call 434-295-6146
 or Sign up Below

Enhance your stroke assessment skills with the hands-on ASLS curriculum. Develop proficiency in administering the Miami Emergency Neurologic Deficit (MEND) Exam and learn to recognize the 5 major stroke syndromes for rapid stroke identification and treatment.

This course is open to health care providers of any level or certification, both prehospital and in-hospital, and successful completion of the course (including passing with a 72% on knowledge posttest) awards 8 hours cardiovascular CE for EMS providers and 8 hours nursing CEU.

Breakfast and lunch included in the course cost of $100, which covers CE, certification, and pocket reference.

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6:00 PM18:00

AirCare Holiday Open House and Education


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The Staff at CSEMS

Central Shenandoah EMS Council | 2312 W. Beverley Street Staunton, VA 24401 |
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6:00 PM18:00

OEMS Scholarship Workshop

Thomas Jefferson EMS Council Affiliated Educators and Providers:

We are excited to announce that Chuck Faison from the Virginia Office of EMS will be coming to present, and answer questions about the EMS Scholarship Program!

He will be at the TJEMS Office on December 18th at 6 pm.

Please join us, and stay up to date with the program!

Kyle Ronn
Educational and Programs Coordinator
Thomas Jefferson EMS Council


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9:00 AM09:00

Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) courses will be offered for FREE

In light of the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, a nationwide push for increased public education on bleeding control for victims has emerged.

The University of Virginia Trauma Program, in collaboration with the Life Support Learning Center, is working to deliver to the Charlottesville community and surrounding areas increased availability to Bleeding Control for the Injured, (B-Con) course. This course teaches participants life-threatening bleeding interventions, including bleeding control with a tourniquet and bleeding control with gauze packs or topical hemostatic agents.

B-Con is designed for non-tactical law enforcement officers, firefighters, security personnel, teachers and other civilians who may be interested in this basic training. The course was developed in response to efforts by the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services to increase collaboration between law enforcement, the fire service and EMS in responding to active shooter/IED/mass casualty events.

To register for courses you can go to the UVA LSLC website or click on the above links.

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8:30 AM08:30

Advanced Designated Infection Control Officer Class

  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad Classroom (map)
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TJEMS will be hosting an Advanced Designated Infection Control Officer Training Course on April 2nd from 8:30-17:00 at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad Classroom. This course is a requirement for serving as an agency's Designated Infection Control Officer (DICO) and all agencies must have a DICO to comply with OEMS regulations. The Basic Infection Control Officer Training Course is a prerequisite for this class and must have been taken more than three months prior to this course!

The class will be taught by Katherine H. West, BSN, MSEd, CIC - who "pioneered infection control in EMS in 1978 and is currently a recognized expert on Infectious Disease Management, OSHA compliance and inspections, and disease control issues" (Emerging Concepts, Inc.). The course is a "one-day seminar format course designed to build on the information taught in the Basic Designated Officer course. Attendees will problem solve...receive updates on disease, legal issues, and review multidrug resistant organisms, MRSA, VRE, C-diff, H1N1, Norovirus, MERS, Ebola, and Zika. Additional information on specific protection precautions and post-exposure care" (Emerging Concepts, Inc.) will be discussed as well. There is no cost to attend this course and course materials will be provided for all attendees. Read more at Emerging Concepts, Inc.'s website:

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10:00 AM10:00

Medical Spanish Course for EMS Providers

Join us for a basic medical Spanish course this Saturday, April 1st, from 10:00-12:00 at the TJEMS Classroom, 400 Martha Jefferson DR, Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22911.

Register online by clicking here

This free course will consist of a single 2-hour, in-class foundational lecture with a strong discussion component followed by weekly course materials sent out via email designed for independent review. The initial session aims to build proficiency in history taking and assessment of a Spanish-speaking patient and concludes with a practice scenario. Weekly follow-up material will provide vocabulary, useful phrases, and sample dialogue for more specialized EMS scenarios (e.g., MVC). Food will be provided. Some Spanish language experience recommended.

Contact Marc Blatt at or (24)-338-2466 with any questions.

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