The Old Dominion EMS Alliance and the VCU Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education will be providing a Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) 16-hour course, hosted by Forest View Volunteer Rescue Squad, on July 24 & 25, 2021 from 8:00 am - 5:00pm. Click on this post to view the course flyer for additional... Continue Reading →
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 →
Beginning October 1, 2020, Terbutaline will be added to ODEMSA drug boxes. Click on the links below for Terbutaline information including education, medication reference sheet and the updated respiratory distress protocol with Terbutaline (3-11a) during COVID-19. Terbutaline Education Download Terbutaline Medication Reference Download Respiratory-Asthma/COPD with Terbutaline (Protocol 3-11a) During COVID-19Download
Please click the link below to open the Virginia Office of EMS - EMS Transportation to Alternate Sites White Paper.Per the Office of EMS, the white paper provides guidance for EMS regarding transportation, protocols and funding to alternate sites in order to reduce volume on facilities during COVID -19. EMS-Transport to Alternate Sites White Paper
In order to reduce aerosolization and exposure risk, please discontinue any nebulizer/BiPAP/CPAP treatment prior to entering the Emergency Department.