The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014 is now available for download and viewing! This report is being e-mailed to all EMS agencies in the region. We hope you enjoy learning more about our accomplishments! LFEMS Annual Report FY14
Looking for EMT CE hours during the day? The Lord Fairfax EMS Council just announced a 24 hour EMT-Basic refresher session scheduled for March! Register for as many hours as you need all for the flat registration fee of $10! To go directly to the registration page, click here.
UPDATE! The guidelines provided by the EMS Council have been updated December 16, 2014. Click here for more information.
On October 28, 2014, the Lord Fairfax EMS Council has released a guidance document along with screening guidelines to assist EMS agencies within the region to draft and revise current SOPs to address the possible transport of a patient suspected to have Ebola. Because of the fluid nature of this situation, both documents will be reviewed daily and revised as new guidance from the VA Dept. of Health and the CDC is made available. . More
During the 2013 session of the General Assembly, several bills were introduced and subsequently passed to amend the Code of Virginia permitting certified EMS personnel acting within their scope of practice to administer drugs and devices pursuant to an oral or written order or standing protocol. The Board of Pharmacy adopted these changes within their regulations and effective November 24, 2014, the Virginia EMS Regulations will change to reflect those changes in the Board of Pharmacy regulations to remove the requirement of a practioner's signature for any drug administration, patient assisted medications or invasive therapy. 2014 Signature Removal Memo 11172014
Gary Brown, Director of the VA Office of EMS released a statement clarifying the impact to Emergency Medical Services in the Commonwealth in regard to the recent announcement of Governor McAuliffe's FY2015 Savings Plan. Statement Regarding Governor's Savings Plan and EMS
On Wednesday, June 11th the Council presented the annual Regional EMS Awards in ten different categories at the Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department. These winners will go on to compete for the state awards later this Fall. The winner of this year's $1,000 scholarship for Outstanding Contribution to EMS by a High School Senior was presented to Christopher Clark, a member of the Shawnee Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company. Christopher is now attending Richmond University and hopes to become a Trauma Surgeon one day! More
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