Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Latest News

Spring 2016 RSAF Grants Program Opens

GrantsThe Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program, is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations. The Fall 2016 grant cycle opens February 1, 2016 and the deadline for grant applications is March 15.

Again this cycle, TEMS Council will offer individual assistance to applicants as requested. Feel free to contact the Council at 757-963-0632 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more: Spring 2016 RSAF Grants Program Opens

EMS Functions in the ICS Courses Return to Hampton Roads

The National Fire Academy's "Emergency Medical Services Functions in the Incident Command System" course is returning to Hampton Roads! This 2-day course will present students with multiple scenarios requiring them to structure their EMS resources within the guidance of NIMS ICS as necessary for various types of incidents. This course is recommended for EMS officers and supervisors, fire company officers, hospital emergency department staff, emergency managers and other ESF-8 personnel.

Read more: EMS Functions in the ICS Courses Return to Hampton Roads

Virginia General Assembly is in Session: Updated 01/30/16

The Virginia General Assembly convened January 13 and will adjourn on March 12, 2016. This sixty-day session includes a number of EMS, fire and other public safety bills and resolutions for consideration by the assembly. TEMS provides an EMS, fire and public safety bill list with links to the actual bill text and information found on General Assembly's legislative information system. Those interested can also visit the LIS and search for any topic of interest as well.

Read more: Virginia General Assembly is in Session: Updated 01/30/16

TEMS Has Pelican Cases, Training Equipment and Electronics for Sale

Surplus 10x20 tentsThe Tidewater EMS Council periodically identifies surplus items and makes them available at extremely discounted prices or for free. We currently have a used file cabinet, pelican cases, pop-up tent, computer and electronics, training equipment and other items available. All items are available first come, 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.

Read more: TEMS Has Pelican Cases, Training Equipment and Electronics for Sale

Upcoming Events

Audit and Finance Committee - TEMS
Wed Feb 10 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Feb 10 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Washington Day - TEMS Closed
Mon Feb 15 @12:00AM
PEMS-TEMS MCI Work Group Meeting
Tue Feb 23 @ 1:30PM - 03:30PM
Board of Directors - TEMS
Thu Mar 10 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Mar 16 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM
PEMS-TEMS MCI Workgroup
Tue Mar 29 @ 1:30PM - 03:30PM
EMS Medical Operations Committee & RSAF Review - TEMS
Wed Apr 13 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
PEMS-TEMS MCI Workgroup
Tue Apr 26 @ 1:30PM - 03:30PM
TEMS Awards Nominations Deadline (midnight)
Sun May 01 @12:00AM
Memorial Day - TEMS Closed
Mon May 30 @12:00AM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Jun 08 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Jun 15 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM
Board of Directors - TEMS
Thu Jun 16 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
2016 TEMS Annual EMS Family Fun Day and Awards Presentation in Norfolk
Sun Jun 19 @11:30AM - 04:00PM

Upcoming Classes

Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Feb 13 @ 9:00AM -
CPR, AED and First Aid
Tue Feb 16 @12:00PM -
Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Feb 20 @ 9:00AM -
CPR, AED and First Aid
Sat Feb 20 @ 9:00AM -
Healthcare Provider CPR
Tue Feb 23 @12:00PM -
NIMS ICS-300 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS
Wed Feb 24 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
NIMS ICS-300 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS
Thu Feb 25 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
CPR, AED and First Aid
Thu Feb 25 @ 4:00PM -
EMS Functions in the ICS Course
Sat Feb 27 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Feb 27 @ 9:00AM -
EMS Functions in the ICS Course
Sun Feb 28 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Consolidated Testing @EVMS 03/01/16
Tue Mar 01 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
CPR, AED and First Aid
Thu Mar 03 @ 9:00AM -
Healthcare Provider CPR
Sat Mar 05 @ 9:00AM -
Healthcare Provider CPR
Wed Mar 09 @ 5:30PM -
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