Thursday, 8 October 2015

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Annual Report Highlights TEMS Accomplishments

The Tidewater EMS Council 2015 Annual Report shows the region's emergency medical service and healthcare system preparedness in action, how they're working hard to save lives, prevent suffering and ready for any sort of emergency 24/7, and how the council is working to help make this happen. The report is now available for pdf download (761 KB).

CHKD Pediatric Trauma Conference, Other Conferences Coming in 2016

CHKD Pediatric Trauma Conference Flyer

Save the date: The first Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Pediatric Trauma Conference will be held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel on March 11-12, 2016.

The Tidewater EMS and Emergency Nursing Education Expo will be held March 17-20, 2016 at the Suffolk Hilton Garden Conference Center.

The Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition will present the annual Healthcare Organizations Emergency Preparedness Seminar on April 12-13 at the Chesapeake Marriott.

Registration and continuing education (CEU)  information for all of these conferences will be posted as it becomes available.

TEMS Announces 2015 Regional Award Winners

The Tidewater Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council, Inc. recognized the tremendous level of service demonstrated by EMS personnel at the council’s regional EMS awards ceremony held June 28 during “Family Day at the Ballpark” at Harbor Park stadium in Norfolk. “So many of our regional EMS responders deserve to be honored for their remarkable work, so it’s hard to choose just a few,” said Jim Chandler, executive director of the Tidewater EMS Council. “However, this year’s winners represented the strength of EMS providers who have had a positive influence in the community and in the Tidewater region. The winner of our top award, Excellence in EMS, was even responsible for making an impact in emergency services on an international level!”

Read more: TEMS Announces 2015 Regional Award Winners

TEMS Has Surplus Furniture, Training Equipment and Electronics for Sale

The Tidewater EMS Council periodically identifies surplus items and makes them available at extremely discounted prices for sale first to the EMS and healthcare community, then to the public. We currently have used furniture, computer and electronics, training equipment and other items available. All items are available first come (and pay), first serve. All items as is, no warranty and no return. Contact Tonya Cook This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 757 963-0632 for inspection and purchase.
Surplus 10x20 tents   

Read more: TEMS Has Surplus Furniture, Training Equipment and Electronics for Sale

TEMS Board Conducts Elections

On March 19, 2015 the Tidewater EMS Council Board of Directors held board, officer and executive committee elections for a two year term. Stewart W. Martin, MD of Virginia Beach was reelected president of the board. Dr. Martin is an attending physician with Emergency Physicians of Tidewater and medical director for the Virginia Beach Department of Emergency Medical Services and all of the volunteer rescue squads in Virginia Beach. He is board certified in emergency medicine and hyperbaric and undersea medicine.

Read more: TEMS Board Conducts Elections

Upcoming Events

Columbus Day - TEMS closed
Mon Oct 12 @12:00AM
Governance Committee - TEMS
Tue Oct 13 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Eastern Shore EMS Council and Grant Review - Location TBA
Tue Oct 13 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
EMS Medical Operations Committee and Grant Review - TEMS
Wed Oct 14 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
PEMS-TEMS MCI Work Group - Teleconference
Tue Oct 27 @ 8:30AM - 10:30AM
CISM Team - TEMS Office
Mon Nov 02 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Veteran's Day - TEMS closed
Wed Nov 11 @ 8:00AM -
PEMS-TEMS MCI Work Group - Teleconference
Tue Nov 24 @ 7:30AM - 09:30AM
Thanksgiving Holiday - TEMS closed
Thu Nov 26 @12:00AM
Thanksgiving Holiday- TEMS closed
Fri Nov 27 @12:00AM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Dec 09 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
OMD Workshop & Joint TEMS-PEMS OMD Committees - TEMS
Thu Dec 10 @ 8:00AM - 03:30PM
PI Committee Meetings STEMI / Stroke / EMS / Trauma
Thu Dec 10 @ 3:30PM - 06:00PM
Board of Directors - TEMS
Thu Dec 10 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Dec 16 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM

Upcoming Classes

CPR, AED and First Aid
Sat Oct 10 @ 8:00AM -
Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Oct 10 @ 9:00AM -
ICS 300 - Melfa
Fri Oct 16 @12:00AM
ICS 300 - Melfa
Sat Oct 17 @12:00AM
Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Oct 17 @ 9:00AM -
ICS 300 - Melfa
Sun Oct 18 @12:00AM
Consolidated Testing @EVMS 10/20/15
Tue Oct 20 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
CPR, AED, First Aid
Wed Oct 21 @ 4:30PM -
Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Oct 24 @ 9:00AM -
ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents Course
Wed Oct 28 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
Healthcare Provider CPR
Thu Oct 29 @ 5:30AM -
ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents Course
Thu Oct 29 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
CPR, AED and First Aid
Fri Oct 30 @12:00PM -
Consolidated Testing @EVMS 11/3/15
Tue Nov 03 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Healthcare Provider CPR
Wed Nov 04 @12:00PM -
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