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AEMT Class

January 12, 2019 to June 1, 2019

Class Meets EVERY Tuesday & Thursday from 1800-2200

With TWO mandatory Saturday Classes - January 12, 0830-1500 & February 23, 0830-1600 

For more information: Click Here

To Register for Pretest: Click HERE


 

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 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, Stop the Bleed

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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