Monday, 13 July 2020

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CHKD Level 1 Trauma Designation Update

The Virginia Department of Health office of EMS completed its final review of CHKD’s trauma services on July 24, 2018. The review team consisted of six surveyors who met with staff, physicians, and leadership of various departments. The team reviewed patient charts, trauma policies, guidelines, and performance improvement processes for trauma services. The surveyors were impressed by the improvements made in our trauma readiness, prompt patient assessment, stabilization of injured patients, and emergency operations. Throughout their visit, all CHKD staff demonstrated their commitment to providing quality trauma care for our pediatric patients and families. 

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Safety Alert - Epi

SAFETY ALERT- Epinephrine Labeling Changes- Removal of Ratios (no change in the drug product, just labeling)
This is a reminder of a change that was made in June of 2017 but is beginning to be seen in the field now.
Please remind your providers that this change has occurred. 

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James “Jim” Chandler

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it is with deep personal regret that the TEMS Staff inform you that James “Jim” Chandler passed away earlier today. His death was sudden and unexpected, and the TEMS Staff asks that you pray for the Chandler family and his friends. We, the TEMS Staff, ask you to be respectful of the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

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Preparing for the unthinkable: Law enforcement, EMS team up for active shooter drill

Smithfield — The halls and church areas of Harvest Fellowship Baptist Church were filled with students and church members, Saturday 4/28/18 as they got ready for an active shooter training drill session.

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Yet in a matter of moments, chaos broke out around 13:00 when the Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue and area responders took part in an extensive active shooter drill.

 The drill simulated a shooter coming onto the premises and opening fire on the church in session, leaving mass destruction in his path.

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Upcoming Events

Education and Training Committee Meeting
Wed Jul 15 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Aug 12 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
TEMS STEMI PI Committee Meeting
Thu Aug 13 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
TEMS Stroke PI Committee Meeting
Thu Aug 13 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Education and Training Committee Meeting
Wed Aug 19 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
TEMS OMD Committee Meeting
Tue Sep 08 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
TEMS Patient & Provider Safety Committee Meeting
Thu Sep 10 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
TEMS Trauma-Triage Committee Meeting
Thu Sep 10 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Education and Training Committee Meeting
Wed Sep 16 @ 9:30AM - 11:30AM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Sep 16 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM

Upcoming Classes

CANCELLED - Consolidated Testing at Norfolk Fire-Rescue Training Center
Wed Jul 22 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
CANCELLED - NIMS ICS 400
Wed Aug 26 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
CANCELLED - NIMS ICS 400
Thu Aug 27 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
NIMS ICS-300 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS
Tue Oct 27 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
NIMS ICS-300 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS
Wed Oct 28 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
NIMS ICS-300 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS
Thu Oct 29 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
NIMS ICS 400
Wed Dec 02 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
NIMS ICS 400
Thu Dec 03 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM

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