Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

2048px-ebola_virus_virionIn light of the first diagnosed case of Ebola Virus Disease in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released information and guidance for managers of 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), EMS Agencies, EMS systems, law enforcement agencies and fire service agencies as well as individual emergency medical services providers including emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, and medical first responders, such as law enforcement and fire service personnel.

This guidance is designed to assist first responders of all type detect and identify suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

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About Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc.

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc. (CSEMS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing regional planning and educational services to the five cities and five counties, eleven towns and many public agencies within its boundaries. CSEMS’s member localities are the cities of Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Staunton and Waynesboro and the counties of Augusta, Bath, Highland, Rockbridge and Rockingham. CSEMS provides many EMS related services in the Sixth Planning District—a geographic area of 3,439 square miles with a population of over 278,000—making it the Commonwealth’s largest planning district, geographically speaking, and fifth largest in terms of population. from acute stroke and to expedite their transport to a Designated Stroke Center able to provide definitive care within an appropriate time window.

Trauma Triage Plan – Winter 2015

The Regional Trauma Triage Plan provides a uniform set of proposed criteria for prehospital and inter-hospital triage and transport of trauma patients in the Central Shenandoah EMS Council region. The development and monitoring of these criteria is performed by the State Trauma Triage Performance and Improvement Committee which is a subcommittee of the Governor’s Advisory Board Trauma System Oversight and Management Committee and the CSEMS Council Medical Control Review Committee.

Performance Improvement Plan – Spring 2015

The Regional Performance Improvement Plan is established by the Performance Improvement Committee (PI), under direction of its Medical Control Review Committee (MCRC).  This Committee is responsible for assuring and improving the quality of pre-hospital medical care within CSEMS region by assessing adherence to regional patient care protocols; identify and a resolving educational needs of the region’s EMS providers; and monitoring and making recommendations to the Performance Improvement Committee related to EMS system issues.

Trauma Performance Improvement Plan – Spring 2015

The Regional Trauma Performance Improvement Plan is developed by the Trauma Performance Improvement Committee (TPI), under direction of its Medical Control Review Committee (MCRC).  This committee  is responsible for assuring and improving the quality of pre-hospital trauma care within CSEMS region, and for monitoring compliance with state and regional Trauma Triage Plans for both field-to-hospital and inter-hospital transfer of trauma patients.