Virginia OEMS Offering EMS Officer I Course Hosted by CSEMS

16 Continuing Education Hours

EMS Officer 1 is targeted for the entry-level officer serving as the Crew Leader or AIC. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to effectively manage EMS agency operations and administration.

FREE Registration– Virginia OEMS is proud to offer this no cost course in continued efforts of EMS leadership education. Register online. Limited space available and course is anticipated to fill quickly.

Registration must be received by May 14, 2019.

Major topics covered in this course are the role of the EMS officer, facing compliance and accountability issues of the 21st century, recognizing and managing cultural diversity, safety/wellness, TQM, interfacing with the community and media at large, functional leadership, effective communications, incident management system(s) and managing multiple casualty incidents.

Class Schedule:

  • Thursday, May 23 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Thursday, May 30 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Monday, June 3 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Thursday, June 6 6:00pm – 10:00pm

One course requires 100% attendance of all 4 sessions and pre-class assignments.

Prerequisites Required:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Current Virginia EMT or higher certification
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 or FEMA Transcript
  • No corrective action from an EMS Agency, OMD or OEMS

Pre-class assignments and computer required.