Presenter: Marquita Whisonant, NRP, EMS Training Coordinator - Henrico Division of Fire. CE Awarded: ALS: Area 20 - Operations (1) hour. BLS: Area 15 - Operations (1) hour. See the course flyer for further details and QR code to register. There are no fees for this course. Register by scanning the QR code located in the... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
VDH is holding educational opportunities specifically programmed for healthcare professionals involved with COVID-19 vaccination management. For a listing of upcoming opportunities see the ODEMSA Calendar or read more for links.
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.
12 Regional EMS Award Winners were Announced via Facebook LIVE in a Mock News Broadcast that Highlighted Each Category The 2020 Old Dominion Emergency Medical Service Alliance (ODEMSA) Regional EMS Award winners were announced at the 2020 ODEMSA Regional EMS Council Awards Ceremony on Facebook LIVE on November 2, 2020. The event was presented as... Continue Reading →
ODEMSA will be hosting an EMT Hybrid course beginning January 14, 2021, through June 24, 2021, in Hanover County. Applications are being accepted now with interview slots available on 12/19/20, 12/20/20, 01/09/21, or 01/10/21. After completing the application process you will receive further information about how to schedule your interview.