Posts Tagged: college

Time To Take Wing For VA Beach EMT Academy Class 32 Graduates

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In August, 2019, thirty-three new emergency medical pre-hospital care providers successfully completed the Virginia Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy, 16 week course and joined the ranks of the “largest all volunteer based EMS system in the United States.” EMT Class 32 volunteers come to us from across all Hampton Roads area cities including, Norfolk,…

Norwood Volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad & Bridgwater Squad While Attending James Madison University

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It’s not unusual to find Virginia Beach EMS college/university student volunteer EMTs & Medics running rescue with a local squad in their college/university town area. When JMU student Norwood Burdett is home in Virginia Beach, he volunteers with the VA Beach Rescue Squad, station 8/14. When Norwood returns to classes at James Madison University, you…

Volunteering With VA Beach EMS May Open Up Doors of Opportunity To A New Career

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Caleb Fields and Kelsey Hottle, both members of Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, knew they wanted to be police officers. With a stepfather in law enforcement, Caleb was an EMT before graduating high school. Kelsey’s passion for public safety also started in her teens. But both prepared for their careers by first joining Virginia Beach’s…

VA Beach Department of EMS Accepting Reservations for January 2016 Orientation

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS is accepting reservations for January EMT Orientation Dates. Volunteer positions include but not limited to; Emergency Medical Technician all levels, Marine Rescue Team, Major Incident Response Team, Search and Rescue Team. January orientation class dates and times: Wednesday, January 6th 2016 10:00 am. Monday, January 11th, 2016 6:00 p.m. Saturday January 30th, 2016…

Monday Nov 11th is National Collegiate CPR Day

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Monday Nov 11th is National Collegiate CPR day. Around the nation, college and university campus first responders will be instructing students and staff in CPR. Did you know that if you start CPR at the beginning of sudden cardiac arrest you double the chances of survival! Check out a great CPR video from the Hopkins…