As of 5:00 PM today (January 28, 2022), the ODEMSA Diversion Pilot has ended, the PDC for diversion purposes has been demobilized, and the ODEMSA Hospital Diversion Plan has been suspended. For full details regarding this click "Read More".
The the PTAP v2021 has been released and is now available. There is now an EMS and Hospital version. The PTAP is designed to train preceptors on how to successfully precept EMS students from any accredited EMS programs in the ODEMSA region.
On Thursday, September 16, 2021, the Old Dominion EMS Alliance held a special webinar to discuss the current status of the region. If you were not able to attend follow the link to the recording.
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 →
In an effort to improve pediatric readiness for EMS, this voluntary survey aims to identify possible barriers in the pre-hospital setting. You are invited to participate in a research study about pediatric readiness of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers. The researchers will collect information about your EMS background experience as well as your comfort with pediatric patients with an anonymous, voluntary survey. The survey can easily be completed in a few minutes. Your input could ultimately help improve the emergency care of a child. Thank you!
We are happy to announce that we now have a listing of EMS Clinical Field Rotation Sites for the region. If you or someone you know needs to complete field rotations on an ambulance check out this NEW listing!
ODEMSA will be providing a AHA BLS CPR, hosted at the ODEMSA Training Center the last Wednesday of each month starting at 6pm.
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 After reviewing the below document and having your EMS Physician complete Appendix A you may click on the "SUBMIT APPENDIX A" button to complete the online form and submit the Appendix A page along with other required information. OEMS Guidance - Antigen Testing ProcessDownload Submit Appendix A The links on the below... Continue Reading →