Posts Tagged: Virginia Office of EMS

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…

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

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Did you know that more than 200,000 cases of, “Out of Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest,”  take place in the United States every year? You can help someone in sudden cardiac arrest through 2 steps. 1. Dial 911 immediately. 2. Push hard and fast on the center of the chest. The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad…

VBFD Retired Career Fire Captain Mike Mullins Runs His Last Shift At Same Fire-EMS Station Where His Daughter Volunteers

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  June 30th, 2018, marked Mike Mullins last shift as a career fire captain with the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Captain Mullins began his firefighting career as a volunteer firefighter-EMT with the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department-Rescue Squad-Station 2, more than 40 years ago. Captain Mullins transitioned from serving as a volunteer firefighter-EMS to a career…

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….