Memorial Day Closing

Our office will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.  We will be open normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29th at 9:00 am  

Thanksgiving Holiday Closing

Central Shenandoah EMS Council will close at noon on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 for Thanksgiving. Our offices will reopen on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM.  

2017 PROTOCOL UPDATE TRAINING IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, THE 2017 PROTOCOL UPDATE COURSES FOR ALL LEVELS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE EMAIL AMANDA McCOMAS AT amccomas@vaems.org WITH PROTOCOL RELATED QUESTIONS.

Released: 2017 Prehospital Standard Patient Treatment Protocols

I-GEL supraglottic airway, EMT administered naloxone, and VAN stroke assessment highlight 2017 protocol changes The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is proud to announce the release the 2017 Prehospital Standard Patient Treatment Protocols. The modified protocols are highlighted by the introduction of the i-gel and i-gel O2 supraglottic airways, EMT administered naloxone, and the VAN Stroke […]

CSEMS Hires New Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that CSEMS has hired Ed Moreland as the new Executive Director for CSEMS. He comes to us from Pennsylvania where he has over twenty-five years’ experience in EMS at the local, regional, and state level.  He has  BA in Organizational Management from Eastern University and he is a Paramedic and […]

McAuliffe Names Critzer to State Board of Health

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced appointments to his Administration. Of the many qualified people in EMS and Fire Departments around the state, Governor McAuliffe has selected the Director of the Department of Emergency Management and EMS for the City of Waynesboro and president of the Central Shenandoah EMS Council Board of Directors, Gary P. Critzer, NRP, […]

CSEMS Highlights Organizational Restructuring

Beginning July 1, 2017, Central Shenandoah EMS Council has restructured its existing staff based on recommendations made by management and approved by the Executive Committee at their meeting on June 22, 2017. This restructuring will eliminate 3 FTE’s by the end of FY18.  The Council will employ an Executive Director, Accounting Manager/AHA Training Center Coordinator […]

CSEMS Seeking an Executive Director

Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc. (www.csems.org), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt agency. It is an integral part of Virginia’s comprehensive EMS system. It serves to assess, identify, coordinate, plan and implement efficient and effective regional EMS delivery systems in partnership with Virginia’s Office of Emergency Medical Services and EMS Advisory Board. Central Shenandoah EMS […]

A Letter to the CSEMS Community

June 28, 2017 To the CSEMS Community: We are writing to inform the regional EMS community about changes that will be taking place over the next 12-18 months regarding Central Shenandoah EMS Council and the services we offer. For more than 35 years, Central Shenandoah EMS Council has provided regional planning and educational support services […]

CSEMS Seeking AHA Training Center Coordinator

Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc. (www.csems.org), is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt agency. It is an integral part of Virginia’s comprehensive EMS system. It serves to assess, identify, coordinate, plan and implement efficient and effective regional EMS delivery systems in partnership with Virginia’s Office of Emergency Medical Services and EMS Advisory Board. Central Shenandoah EMS […]