• April is National Distracted Driving Month

    With ever increasing demands on our personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something we all face daily.  As a result, a new traffic safety … [Continue Reading]

    April is National Distracted Driving Month
  • Upcoming EMS Courses

    Emergency Medical Technician The Central Shenandoah EMS Council will be conducting an accredited Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification program starting May 6, 2015 at the Central … [Continue Reading]

    Upcoming EMS Courses
  • Protocols

    2015 Protocol Changes Effective March 1 The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is proud to release the 2015 Prehospital Standard Patient Treatment Protocols.  The modified protocols are highlighted by … [Continue Reading]

  • Upcoming CE Classes

    Regional Continuing Education Classes The following classes offer BLS and ALS continuing education credit. Registration is required!  Click on a session for additional information including a … [Continue Reading]

    Upcoming CE Classes
  • Donate

    Make a difference in YOUR community Did you know...  there are more than 1,886 EMS providers in the CSEMS region?  there are 60 licensed EMS agencies--consisting of  government, volunteer, … [Continue Reading]

  • 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


National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

​April 12-18 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc. (CSEMS) salutes the 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicators … [Read More...]

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BLS Local Protocol Program 2015 Annual Update Released

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is pleased to announce the release of the 2015 Annual Update for the BLS Local Protocol Program.  Unlike the past few years where the annual … [Read More...]


Sentara IV Start Kit Changes

The Council has been notified by Sentara RMH Medical Center that the old IV start kits by Medical Action that they use in the EMS boxes are no longer available at Sentara. The … [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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