Monday, 23 January 2017

Latest News

EMS can impact human trafficking

Human TraffickingThere are nearly 30 million victims of forced labor and human trafficking in a $150 billion industry globally. Unfortunately, the Hampton Roads region isn’t exempt from this activity. The Chesapeake Fire Department has focused on the issue of human trafficking. Their goals, and perhaps the goals that your EMS agency and fire department might set as well, are:
• To be cognizant of the subversive culture of sex and labor slavery and its existence in Hampton Roads
• To be mindful that this culture involves extremely dangerous criminals and horrendously victimized human beings
• To act as an organization in a manner that denies safe harbor for sex and labor criminal systems.

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TEMS Has Training Equipment and Electronics for Sale

The Tidewater EMS Council periodically identifies surplus items and makes them available at extremely discounted prices or for free. 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.
 

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Rotary honors Portsmouth firefighters

Portsmouth Rotary Awards 1 13 17On Thursday, January 13, 2017 the Rotary Club of Portsmouth held their 16th Annual Portsmouth Public Safety Personnel Awards luncheon. Two of this year’s honorees are Master Firefighter/Paramedic Emil Majetich and Firefighter/Advanced EMT Reginald Bolton. Both were recognized for their outstanding performance of duties and dedication to the citizens of the City of Portsmouth.

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Board fills key vacancies

Boardroom chairs

The Tidewater EMS Council Board of Directors elected several new directors and filled key vacancies during its quarterly meeting on December 8, 2016. Wayne E. Shank was elected treasurer, W. Travis Kirby and Dennis J. Keane were elected to the board, and Janice E. McKay and Jeffrey J. Meyer were elected to the executive committee.

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Upcoming Events

Governance Committee - TEMS
Tue Feb 07 @ 9:30AM - 10:30PM
CISM Team Meeting
Tue Feb 07 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Feb 08 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
STEMI Performance Improvement Committee - TEMS
Thu Feb 09 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Stroke Performance Improvement Committee - TEMS
Thu Feb 09 @ 2:30PM - 05:00PM
EMS Performance Improvement Committee - TEMS
Thu Mar 09 @ 3:30PM - 05:00PM
Trauma Performance Improvement Committee - TEMS
Thu Mar 09 @ 5:00PM - 06:30PM
Board of Directors - TEMS
Thu Mar 09 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Mar 15 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM
EMS Medical Operations Committee & RSAF Grading - TEMS
Wed Apr 12 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
STEMI Performance Improvement Committee Meeting
Thu Apr 13 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Stroke Performance Improvement Committee Meeting
Thu Apr 13 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
CISM Team Meeting
Mon May 01 @ 6:00PM -
EMS Performance Improvement Committee Meeting
Thu May 11 @ 3:30PM - 05:00PM
Trauma Performance Improvement Committee Meeting
Thu May 11 @ 5:00PM - 06:30PM

Upcoming Classes

EMS Functions in the Incident Command System Course (F0166)
Tue Jan 24 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
BLS Provider CPR
Tue Jan 24 @12:00PM -
EMS Functions in the Incident Command System Course (F0166)
Wed Jan 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
Thu Jan 26 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
CPR AED and First Aid
Thu Jan 26 @ 9:00AM -
BLS Provider CPR
Sat Jan 28 @ 9:00AM -
National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training
Tue Jan 31 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
CPR AED and First Aid
Tue Jan 31 @ 4:00PM -
Consolidated Testing @EVMS 01/31/17
Tue Jan 31 @ 6:00PM -
Mass Casualty Incident Management - Module I
Sat Feb 04 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
BLS Provider CPR
Sat Feb 04 @ 9:00AM -
CPR AED and First Aid
Wed Feb 08 @ 9:00AM -
BLS Provider CPR
Sat Feb 11 @ 9:00AM -
BLS Provider CPR
Wed Feb 15 @ 4:00PM -
BLS Provider CPR
Sat Feb 18 @ 9:00AM -