TEMS News September 1, 2022

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Subject: TEMS News September 1, 2022
Date: September 1st 2022

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News from the Tidewater EMS Council, September 1, 2022

Meetings and Events

We have moved back to in-person meetings with limited virtual options.
Please contact the office if you need information on these meetings/events.

ICS 400 - Wed Aug 31 - Sept 1 @ 8:00 am - 05:00 pm Contact Tonya Cook for more information

OMD Committee - Tue Sep 06 @12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

Patient and Provider Safety PI Committee - Meeting Thu Sept 8 @ 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

Trauma PI Committee - Thursday, Sept 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

Education and Training Committee Meeting - Wed Sept 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory - Sept 21 By 4:30 pm Contact David Coulling for more information

Medical Operations Committee - Wed Oct 12 @12:00 PM - 2:00 PM In-person  Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

STEMI Committee - Thu Oct 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM In-person  Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

Stroke PI Committee - Thu Oct 13 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM In-person  Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

Education and Training Committee Meeting - Wed Oct 19 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM In-person  Contact Valerie Vagts for more information

ICS 300 - Wed Oct 25/26/27 @ 8:00 am - 05:00 pm Contact Tonya Cook for more information

TEMS Meeting and Event Calendar


EMS and Preparedness Education

 Save the Date EMS Expo April 25-30, 2023

Quarterly Training - Thu Oct 20, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm More info

  • Session #1: Mindy Seigh, BSN, RN CCTC (SNGH) (9:00-10:30) - "LVAD for EMS" The participants will leave knowing more about how an LVAD works, best practices on how to move and treat patients with an LVAD and will address the most common LVAD issues. Cardiac (BLS 12/ALS 17).
  • Session #2: Dr. Dylan Woolum (EVMS Fellow) (10:45- 11:45) - "Dialysis Emergencies" This class will review common presentations, perils and pitfalls when dealing with dialysis emergencies. Medical (BLS 14/ ALS 19)
  • Session #3: Travis Karicofe (Sovereign Medical) (13:00-14:00) - "Hemorrhage Control Update" The participants will gain an understanding of the importance of hemorrhage control and new technologies available to assist the hyperacute trauma patient with internal and external hemorrhage. Trauma (BLS 13/ALS 18). 
  • Session #4: Dr. Tex Ford (14:15-15:45) - "Airway Nightmares" This class will add tips and techniques to an EMS provider's toolbox for managing compromised airways. This training will include a hands-on segment. AOV (BLS 11/ALS 16). 

Quarterly Training - Save the Date Thu Jan 26, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm More info

EMS Personnel: Watch and Share New Video to Rapidly Identify Pediatric Sepsis More info

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of EMS - Future of Evidence-Based Guidelines in EMS (Emergency Medical Services): Revising the EMS Education Standards - More info

NFA Online Self Study Course - Fire and EMS Supervisors (https://goo.gl/Q5HtJ9)

ICS 300 and 400 Courses at TEMS. More info on our training calendar on each course date. Free, sponsored by Hampton Roads MMRS. Must register, prerequisites apply.

ICS 300 Dates

  • Oct 25-27, 2022

ICS 400 Dates

  • Nov 30-Dec 1, 2022

BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS Courses at EVMS. $ https://sim.evms.edu (find a course in the Course Catalog).

BLS, ACLS, PALS, TCCC and other courses at Cardiac Concepts. $ https://www.cardiacconceptsllc.com/ 

Eastern Shore EMS CE Schedule

Virginia Beach EMS CE Info

TEMS Training Calendar

Search for EMS classes statewide

Consolidated EMS Test Sites (TEMS and PEMS)

All Regional CTS Testing has been canceled

Local & Regional EMS News

2022 Tidewater Healthcare Education Expo Save the Date - More info
TEMS / OEMS Request for Photos - More info

Virginia EMS News

"Make the Call" Mental Health and Wellness Campaign media toolkit - More info

2020 Governor's EMS Award Winners - More info

Award Winner's Bios - More info

2020 Governor's EMS Awards Virtual Presentation

Virginia Office of EMS Bulletin - Summer 2018 Editionhttps://goo.gl/Yj1wHS

National EMS News

FEMS PrepTalk: Kate Konschnik's “Left in the Dark: Power Outages in an Interconnected World” - More info
FEMS PrepTalk: ‘Let the Community Lead: Rethinking Command and Control Systems’ - More info
FEMS PrepTalk: Jan Peelen’s “Living with Water: How the Netherlands Prevents Flood Disasters” More info
FEMS PrepTalk: David Kaufman’s “Our Changing World: The Challenge for Emergency Managers” More info
FEMS PrepTalk: Stuart Tom’s “Using Codes and Standards to Build Resilient Communities” More info
FEMA Preptalk: Daniel Homsey’s "Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up!" More info
FEMA Preptalk: Brian Fennessy's Building a Mission-Driven Culture More info
FEMA Preptalk: Philip R. Mann's Restoring Lifeline Services More info
FEMA Preptalk: Dr. Sheri Fink’s PrepTalk More info

FEMA Preptalk: Vance Taylor’s “WE SUCCEED OR FAIL TOGETHER!”

Medicare Reimbursement for Treat no Transport and Alternative Destinations - More Info

HHS seeks public input on improving care coordination and reducing the regulatory burdens of the HIPAA Rules - More info

FEMA Releases 2018 National Preparedness Report More info

Drug/Opioid- Overdose Deaths — US, 2013–2017 - More info

Opioid Stats Update - More info

Email and SMS Weather Alert Services - More info

What’s in the Opioid Bill?https://goo.gl/7Agqwm

Disaster Health Core Curriculum - Free, 8-hour online course

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) - Fentanyl Safety Video for First Responders from  - https://goo.gl/jUVF8P

EMS Job Listings

EMS Jobs in VA Website - www.vaemsjobs.com
Midwest Medical - (757) 209-4696 www.midwest-med.com/join-the-team/

Is your agency willing to be a 2023 partner of TEMS? More info

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