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The Prehospital program received BLS accreditation last month from Virginia Office of EMS.  The accreditation provides allows us to provide EMT classes along with our current AEMT classes.  We are very excited to continue to provide high quality EMS classes to our partners. 

 

 Classes begin on June 10,2020 to September 23,2020

  • Online learning system with labs in three full day sessions starting August 1st
  • Class location - 2205 Fontaine Avenue, Suite 302, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Cost: $995 (Includes Online Learning system including online text book and program t-shirt for clinical rotations)
  • Additional Costs:  Paper text Book, Cognitive exam, clinical parking
  • Applications can be emailed to you or mailed. Please complete the online registration form for further information
  • To Register for class please click here: UVA Hybrid EMT Registration

AEMT Class July 28, 2020 to December 5, 2020 Click here for more information

 

   For more information, email: Jimtrue@virginia.edu or Robinclark@virginia.edu

 

Free Continuing Education Offered (currently suspended due to COVID 19)

  • Location: 2205 Fontaine Ave, Suite 302, Charlottesville, VA
  • Parking located in back of building off of Lewis Street

 


 

UVA Prehospital Services Vision

UVA Health System liaison to EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement and Communication Centers for education, quality assurance and feedback to assure excellence in patient care from first medical contact throughout their care within the Health System. 

Current Roles

Outreach

Purpose: Extend hospital services/recommendations into the prehospital environment

Performance Improvement

Purpose: Collect data for registries and accreditation.  Provide internal and external patient care feedback to agencies to improve patient outcomes.

Examples:  STEMI feedback, Stroke Feedback, Trauma PI, Call sheet review, Be Safe

EMS Internal Representation and Advocacy

Purpose: Advocate for EMS within the UVA Health System.

Examples: QST Stroke Meeting, QST Cath Lab Meeting, Trauma PI, ED-C3 Emergency Dept Meeting

EMS Education

Purpose: To promote certification and re-certification of EMS members and agencies in line with national standards and hospital guidelines and initiatives.  

Clients: EMS/Fire Agencies, dispatch centers and the general community in the Central Virginia area, with occasional extension in other geographic areas within Virginia. 

Types: Initial EMT and AEMT Classes (State Accredited), regional/state/national conferences, Stress First Aid, STEMI Showdown and any other EMS/community educational needs

UVA Life Support Learning Center - ACLS, PALS, AMLS, PHTLS, PEARS, NRP, Ped ITLS, Advance Bleeding Control with blood estimation

Coordination of EMS Clinical Time within the UVA Health System           

Purpose: Unified scheduling of all internal and external prehospital providers

Types:  Local EMT courses, PVCC EMS students

 

 

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