PEARL #1 in Protocol 6-4: Shoulder Dystocia has been removed at the request of the ODEMSA Medical Direction Committee. An updated version of this protocol can be found on under "Services" and "Regional Documents/Forms" and on the ODEMSA smartphone app. Click on this post to view the announcement.
Join Old Dominion EMS Alliance on November 18th, 2023, for a thrilling day of cornhole, games, and camaraderie, all in support of our dedicated EMS providers Siren Slam Cornhole Tournament for Heroes Event Page FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Glen Allen, VA — The Old Dominion EMS Alliance (ODEMSA) is excited to announce the inaugural Siren Slam... Continue Reading →
Explore Cutting-Edge Insights at the VCUEMS Mini Symposium 2023 In an era where medical knowledge evolves at an unprecedented pace, healthcare professionals are constantly seeking opportunities to enhance their skills and stay updated with the latest developments. For those in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the cancellation of the 2023 EMS Symposium by... Continue Reading →
On March 21, 2022, the Virginia Office of EMS announced a partnership with Vector Solutions to deliver free continuing education to Virginia EMS providers. Select the following link to be redirected to the Virginia Office of EMS webpage. Read the webpage carefully and follow all instructions to reduces errors. Click here to learn more!
Help us recognize the best in the region by nominating a colleague for a Regional EMS Award. Through May 1, you can submit your nomination for one or more colleagues for the chance to receive one of twelve ODEMSA Regional EMS Awards. High School Seniors also have the opportunity to apply for an award along with a $1,000 scholarship.
To view the new Traumatic Cardiac Arrest protocol (Protocol 4-15), click this post and scroll down. Protocol 4-15 can also be found and viewed on the ODEMSA smartphone app.
Measles is an acute viral respiratory illness and is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases. Up 90% of susceptible persons with close contact to a measles patient will develop measles. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with infectious droplets or by airborne spread when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. Measles virus can remain... Continue Reading →