• Fatigue Risk Management

    Earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) announced a new initiative regarding the development of … [Continue Reading]

    Fatigue Risk Management
  • Labor Day Observance

    Central Shenandoah EMS Council will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of Labor Day. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM. … [Continue Reading]

    Labor Day Observance
  • Upcoming EMS Courses

    CSEMS Course Announcements The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is offering multiple Emergency Medical Technician programs across the region and one Intermediate Advanced Life Support program during … [Continue Reading]

    Upcoming EMS Courses
  • Protocols

    Epinephrine infusions and antibiotics for open fractures highlight 2016 changes The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is proud to announce the release the 2016 Prehospital Standard Patient Treatment … [Continue Reading]

    Protocols
  • Zika Virus Disease (Zika)

    During 2015, Brazil reported an increasing incidence of infants born with microcephaly. With a temporal relationship to the emergence of Zika virus infections in the country, questions were raised … [Continue Reading]

    Zika Virus Disease (Zika)
  • Planned Giving | Giving to CSEMS

    About Planned Giving Planned gifts, such as bequests or charitable trusts, can be an advantageous way to provide for a future gift to charity. You can take care of yourself and take care of Central … [Continue Reading]

    Planned Giving | Giving to CSEMS
  • Grant Program

    The Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) The Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million … [Continue Reading]

    Grant Program
  • AHA Community Training Center

    AHA Community Training Center CSEMS is an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) Community Training Center and therefore provides multiple AHA courses such as CPR and First Aid, to ACLS, PALS, … [Continue Reading]

    AHA Community Training Center

Recent News

EMS Plan Open for Public Comment

Virginia Office of EMS State Strategic and Operational Plan §32.1-111.3 of the Code of Virginia requires the development of a comprehensive, coordinated, statewide emergency … [Read More...]

Fall 2016 RSAF Grants Program Open

The 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 … [Read More...]

Continuing Education Changes Effective July 1, 2016

The content of EMS continuing education (CE) in Virginia will be changing to comply with the National Registry (NR) of EMTs National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) … [Read More...]

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council American Heart Association Training Center provides classes in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Classes are available for the continuing education of healthcare professionals as well as for those needing certifications for other professions.

For more information about upcoming classes or to register for an upcoming class please contact Chandra Traylor at (540) 886-3676 or email ctraylor@vaems.org.



 

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