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2020 Diversity Workshop

The Virginia Beach Police Department, in partnership with Hampton Roads PRIDE and the Hampton Roads LGBTQ Public Safety Consortium, will be hosting a training event focused on increasing the effectiveness of emergency services when responding to the LGBTQ community. Subject matter experts will be providing current and relevant training topics to first responders, including Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, and Emergency Dispatchers.

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2020 Tidewater EXPO Call for Presentations

The Annual Tidewater EMS Education Expo will be returning in 2020 and will be composed of multiple tracks covering ALS, BLS, Nurse/Medic and Hot Topics which includes the following topics: Current Trends, Communications, Critical Care, Educator, Medical, Operations, Special Considerations and Trauma. The Expo is scheduled for April 29th to May 3rd 2020.

The Tidewater EMS Education Expo is one of the state's premier educational opportunities for EMS providers and Nurses to obtain continuing education credits and to network with peers. Each year, more than 150 registrants choose from 5 different tracks over the 5-day event.
National and local educators participate to make this event one of the top pre-hospital educational opportunities in the state.

Read more: 2020 Tidewater EXPO Call for Presentations

Sentara Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance moves to the roof, adopts IFR routes

Sentara Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance transitioned from its original ground helipad at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital to a rooftop array 296 feet above grade

on May 1, 2019. The new rooftop site includes a 45’ x 45’ pad exclusively for Nightingale and an adjacent 65’ x 65’ pad for other air ambulances in the region and U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy helicopters, which called at the hospital 21 times in 2018.

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Upcoming Events

STEMI PI Meeting
Thu Dec 12 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Stroke PI Meeting
Thu Dec 12 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Board Of Directors Meeting
Thu Dec 12 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Education and Training Committee Meeting
Wed Dec 18 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Dec 18 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM
Commercial EMS Agencies Committee
Thu Dec 19 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Office Closed - Christmas
Tue Dec 24 @12:00AM
Office Closed - Christmas
Wed Dec 25 @12:00AM
Office Closed - New Year's Day
Wed Jan 01 @12:00AM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Feb 12 @12:00PM - 02:00PM

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