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AEMT Class - Up Coming

  • Classes begin on July 28, 2019. Psychomotor exam - December 21, 2019
  • Registration one of our information session including pretest for AEMT course.
  • Test/class location - 2205 Fontaine Avenue, Suite 302, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Cost: $1100 (Includes psychomotor exam, program t-shirt)
  • Additional Costs: Book, NREMT cognitive (written) exam, parking, background check and drug screen
  • Applications can be emailed to you and available the day of the pretest.
  • Applications are due by close of business on July 19th
  • Notification of acceptance will be made by July 10th. For more information on class: https://www.medicalcenter.virginia.edu/phe/ems-education/aemt
  • Register: https://forms.gle/KPcdL8D6MHGy2jdJA

 

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Free Continuing Education Offered

  • 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 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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