Posts Tagged: medical student

VA Beach Emergency Medical Services Announced Promotion of Captain Rick Baker To Brigade Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS recently announced the promotion of VA Beach-EMS Captain Rick Baker to the position of VA Beach-EMS Brigade Chief. Rick began his EMS career in 1996 when he joined the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, more commonly known in the local public safety arena as “Rescue Station 9.” He received his EMT…

A Shoutout To VA Beach EMS Volunteer Basic Life Support Academy Class 26 Graduates

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In August 2018, VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 26 held their graduation ceremony at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. Before a full house of family members, friends, sweethearts and fellow EMS volunteers, 30 new first responders took the EMT Provider Oath, which was followed by an evening of light refreshments and a lot…

Be Prepared-Sign Up Today For The September Free “Hands Only CPR Training Class” Offered By The VA Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

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  People having an out of hospital,  “Sudden Cardiac Arrest” event will die from it often within minutes unless rapid intervention in the form of CPR followed by the application of an AED is administered. You can help someone in sudden cardiac arrest survive through 3 steps. 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Push hard and fast on the…

Virginia Beach Department of EMS Accepting Applications for Paramedic Positions

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The Virginia Beach Department EMS has opened the hiring process for Paramedic positions available now. It is hoped a list can also be created to fill anticipated positions in early 2019. Please note the minimum qualifications have recently been revised. Applications are being accepted until Thursday, September 6th. Complete details and qualifications may be found here. Interviews are…

Congratulations VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 25 Graduates

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In June, 2018, VA Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 25 graduation ceremony was held at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. 34 new EMT students under the direction of VA Beach EMS Instruction Supervisor Karin Pettinger and VA Beach EMS Senior Paramedic Anthony Siciliano successfully completed the 16 week of emergency medical pre-hospital care course….

Creeds Volunteer Rescue Squad Awarded VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation Grant To Purchase Stryker Power Load Stretcher System

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With a $24,000 grant from the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, the Creeds Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad is able to purchase & install in their ambulance, a Stryker Power Load Stretcher System. The new stretcher load system meets the most recent crash safety recommendations for SAE J3027, enhancing the safety and injury prevention to…