Nominations for the 2021 ODEMSA Regional EMS Awards Now Open!

Each year, Virginia's eleven Regional EMS Councils recognize excellence in various areas of prehospital medical care with the presentation of individual and organizational achievement awards. The Regional Councils each conduct Regional EMS Awards programs, hold recognition ceremonies and publicize the regional winners in their communities. This statewide regional recognition honors the exceptional contributions that members... Continue Reading →

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ODEMSA VILT CE Offering: Med Math Review

When:   Monday, April 26, 2021 Time:  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Where:   Virtual (ZOOM) Note:  Link to the virtual course will be emailed to all registrants one week out from the course start date.  (April 19, 2021) Presenter Lauren Dumas,  EMS Coordinator,  Henrico Division of Fire Click Here To Register

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Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP)

The Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP) is intended for preceptors who will be precepting EMS students from the region's accredited programs. The Preceptor Training for Accredited Programs (PTAP) is not intended to be used to precept EMS providers seeking field clearance at their respective agency. If you plan on working with students from an accredited program you will need to complete this online training program.

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OEMS Announces Updates to Statewide Data System

OEMS recently announced that in conjunction with Virginia’s EMS System, the Western Virginia EMS Council recently partnered with ESO to build a comprehensive, statewide network to better collect and track healthcare and public safety data from EMS agencies, fire departments and hospitals. This will allow the system to really lean into data across the entire patient journey... Continue Reading →

Regional Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Cards Distribution

Documents & Submissions Submit Appendix A OEMS Guidance - Antigen Testing ProcessDownload ODEMSA Initial-Rollout-Antigen-Test-Kit-Distribution-ListDownload The links on the below page (located about halfway down the page) must be completed by EMS providers (EMT-I and EMT-P) interested in conducting Antigen Testing. View Testing Training Clinical performance characteristics of BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card, including specificity and sensitivity,... Continue Reading →

VHASS Diversion Status Page

For security reasons, the ODEMSA App and website's "public-facing" Diversion Status page will not be available to providers for the foreseeable future. We are working with our partners to re-establish this vital resource and, if needed, find a comparable replacement. We thank you for your understanding.

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