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AEMT Class - CURRENTLY FILLED

  • January 12, 2019 to June 1, 2019
  • NEXT CLASS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN JUNE 2019.

Free Continuing Education Offered

 

Date/Time  

Category

Topic/Instructor(s)

2/5/2019

1800-2200  

LCCR/Cat2

 

Human Systems and Medical Terminology

Leza Sisley, NRP

2/12/2019  

1800-2200  

Ope 15/20

 

Legal, Documentation Justin Witt, JD, NRP

2/14/2019  

1800-2200  

Med 14/19

Pediatrics

Valerie Quick, MSN, RN, NCEE, EMT-I

2/19/2019  

1800-2200  

Med 14/19 (2 hrs) Ope 15/20 (2 hrs)

OB/Neonate, Geriatrics Valerie Quick, MSN, RN, NCEE, EMT-I

2/21/2019  

1800-2200  

Air 11/16

Airway and Ventilation Erica Wood, CCEMTP, NRP

2/26/2019  

1800-2200  

CV 12/17 (3 hr) Tr 13/18 (1 hr)

Shock and Resuscitation Valerie Quick, MSN, RN, NCEE, EMT-I

3/5/2019

1800-2200  

Med 14/19

Cardio/Resp Emergencies

Ashley Roberts, EMT-I

Erica Wood, CCEMTP, NRP

3/12/2019  

1800-2200  

Med 14/19

Toxicology

Chris Holstege, MD

Neuro/Stroke

Neuro Team MD

3/14/2019  

1800-2200  

Med 14/19

Endocrine/Hematology Erica Wood, CCEMTP, NRP

3/19/2019  

1800-2200  

Med 14/19

Allergy and Infectious Diseases Erica Wood, CCEMTP, NRP

3/21/2019  

1800-2200  

Med 14/19

GI/GU/GYN

Erik Bailey, NRP

4/2/2019

1800-2200  

Tra 13/17

Trauma Triage, Burns Erica Wood, CCEMTP, NRP


 

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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