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.
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!
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.
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