EMS Compass is an initiative to design performance measures that will improve EMS, guide performance imporvement, and provide a template for public reporting and accountability.
For more information about EMS Compass:
Regional EMS Resource Directory
Discover the latest information on regional EMS agencies, hospitals, private ambulance services, air medical services, and much more. The Directory includes information on agencies throughout the National Capital Region.
Virginia EMS Regulations
Updated Virginia EMS Regulations went into effect October 22, 2014.
CLICK HERE for the current Virginia EMS Regulations.
Criminal history record verification is required for all persons affiliating with an EMS agency on or after July 1, 2014. For all Office of EMS information concerning criminal history verification CLICK HERE.
EMS Agency ePCR Reports
Regional White Paper on Crisis Standards of Care:
The Northern Virginia EMS Council congratulates the following recipients of the Northern Virginia Regional EMS Awards for 2014.
Award for Excellence in EMS
Brian Hricik, Alexandria Fire Department
Award for the Outstanding EMS Administrator
Greg Rauch, City of Fairfax Fire Department
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Fire and EMS
Award for Outstanding Pre-Hospital Educator
Marie Powell, MWAA Fire and EMS
Award for Outstanding Pre-hospital Provider
Matthew Fox, Manassas Fire and Rescue
Award for EMS Physician with Outstanding Contribution to EMS
Dr John Morgan MD, Loudoun County Combined Fire-Rescue System
Award for Nurse with Outstanding Contribution to EMS
Jodi Pritchard, PHI AirCare
New Millennium EAS
Caroline Meier, Vienna Volunteer Fire and Rescue
Outstanding Telecommunications Dispatcher
Tammy Murcek, Fairfax County Public Safety Communications
These awards are given to an individual or agency that exemplifies outstanding dedication and service to Virginia’s EMS system.
Click on the following link to see the list of Governor's EMS Awards Recipients for 2012.
EMS Provider/Instructor Portal
OEMS is strongly encouraging all EMS personnel in the Commonwealth to log in and complete the registration process for the EMS Provider Portal. This is a new website that provides secure, real time, online access to a wide range of services offered by the Office of EMS. It includes CE Reports, test eligibility letters, certification exam results, agency affiliation and change of address services.
This new online service will allow OEMS to save money and be more "eco-friendly." They anticipate reducing or eliminating most mailings through the USPS soon. It will only take a few minutes to complete the registration process. So start now at: OEMS Provider Portal
Amazing Grace - Watch our Northern Virginia EMS Providers in action.
|EMS Voluntary Event Notification Tool|
EMS Voluntary Event Notification Tool (E.V.E.N.T.) is a tool designed to improve the safety, quality and consistent delivery of EMS. It collects data submitted anonymously by EMS practitioners. The data collected will be used to develop policies, procedures and training programs to improve the safe delivery of EMS.
Any individual who encounters or recognizes a situation in which an EMS safety event occurred, or could have occurred, is strongly encouraged to submit a report by completing the appropriate E.V.E.N.T. Notification Tool. The confidentiality and anonymity of this reporting tool is designed to encourage EMS practitioners to readily report EMS safety events without fear of repercussion.
|Northern Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman Program|
The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program was established in 1985 to advocate for persons receiving long-term care services to ensure the highest quality of life and care and serves the jurisdictions of Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William through their Area Agencies on Aging.
|Set Up A PAD Program|
This website will help you with any questions you might have about setting up a Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Program: PAD Program Link
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