No Cost MCIM I & II Training; Augusta County Fire Rescue Training Center

TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT Mass Casualty Incident Management Modules 1 & 2 Location: AUGUSTA COUNTY FIRE RESCUE TRAINING CENTER 115 Dick Huff Lane, Verona, VA 24482 Two course sessions are being offered. February 11, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM) March 10, 2020 (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM) Augusta County Fire-Rescue (ACFR) is pleased to offer Mass […]

Office Closed in Observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Monday, January 20, 2020

VCU Health CE Dinner; Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies – January 22, at 6:00pm

For More Information Contact: Gregory S. Neiman, MS, NRP, NCEE, EMS Community Liaison , VCU Health (804)389-0922

Office Closed in Observation of Lee-Jackson Day; Friday, January 17, 2020

Drug Box Modification Alert 191203 D50W Shortage!

Scope of Impact: Boxes stocked by Augusta Health Provider Levels: AEMT, Intermediate, Paramedic Details: Augusta Health is experiencing a shortage of D50W (50% Dextrose) . Boxes stocked by Augusta Health will contain one (1) 250mL (25g/250mL) bag of D10W. Please see the modified protocols 4.10 and 6.8. Download the alert and modified 4.10 and 6.8 […]

VAVRS Rescue College 2020; June 12th – 21st

Rescue College 2020 is right around the corner. To view our online brochure CLICK HERE

FREE Continuing Education for CSEMS Agencies and Providers

CSEMS is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob Flickinger, OEMS Regional Educator to our region’s continuing education resource. All agencies within the Central Shenandoah EMS region are encouraged to reach out to Jacob and request any desired continuing education courses, at no cost, that can be customized for their agency’s needs and conveniently held […]

CSEMS ALS Providers – Drug Box Awareness: Fentanyl

MEMORANDUM To: CSEMS ALS Providers From: Asher Brand Folks, be aware that you might find Fentanyl in the boxes that are in 1ml vials instead of the usual 2ml vials. The concentration is unchanged. So a 1ml vial of Fentanyl contains 50mcg. If the pharmacy is stocking 1ml vials then they should put 4 of […]

2019 Regional EMS Award Winners Announced

Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc., honored the dedication and commitment of its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers at the Council’s Regional Awards Ceremony June 12, 2019, held at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton. “Congratulations to all the CSEMS Regional EMS Award recipients for their dedication to providing daily lifesaving services,” said CSEMS President, Gary Critzer. […]

Effective Immediately: Regional Stroke Protocol Modifications

The regional prehospital protocol for stroke management has been modified. Changes are effective immediately. The Changes include: Indications for VAN Assessment 24 hour window of symptom onset for “Stroke Alert.” Stroke Alert terminology at Augusta Health Click here for a printable version of the modified stroke protocol. Use this to replace pages in any printed […]