Posts Tagged: paramedic

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,…

From VA Beach EMS Volunteer EMT To VA Beach EMS Career Medic To Career Captain-Liz Beatty On The Move

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Thanks to VA Beach EMS for allowing Lives Need Saving to share this article which originally appeared in the Virginia Beach EMS Facebook site. Elizabeth began her EMS career in 1985 as a member of Davis Corner Volunteer Rescue Squad. She obtained her EMT and EMT-Cardiac Tech certification while with DCVRS, where she served as…

Appreciation Day To Honor The Blackwater, Creeds, & Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squads

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The southend of the City of Virginia Beach receives 911 Emergency Medical Service from the Blackwater, Creeds and Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squads. On June 8th, 2019 a “Squad Appreciation Day” was held at the Princess Anne Ruritan Club, 1057 Princess Anne Road, VA Beach, VA. Residents and visitors alike were invited to meet the volunteers,…

Congratulations Virginia Beach EMS Academy Class 30 Graduates

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On April 29th, 2919, Virginia Beach EMS Basic Life Support Academy Class 30 held their graduation ceremony at the Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy. Twenty nine new EMT students under the direction of VA Beach EMS Instruction Supervisor Eric DeForest, successfully completed the 16 week of emergency medical pre-hospital care course. Before a full house of…

Princess Anne Courthouse Rescue Squad Volunteers Appreciation Day A Huge Success

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On March 24th, 2019, the Princess Anne Courthouse Volunteer Rescue Squad held an Appreciation Day at the Virginia Beach Department of EMS Headquarters, located on Virginia Beach Blvd next door to the Virginia Beach Central Library. Courthouse volunteers provided public tours of their emergency vehicles, taught, “Hands Only CPR” & “Stop The Bleed” training to…

Congratulations VA Beach EMS Career Medic-Chris West Promotion To Captain

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Congratulations Chris West on your promotion to career Captain. For Chris West, volunteering as a firefighter and EMT was a family affair that started with his mothers service at the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad. Chris started volunteering in 1992, joining the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire-Rescue Squad. It wasn’t long before Chris…