• 2015 Virginia EMS Symposium

    Registration for the 2015 Virginia EMS Symposium is now open.  The symposium is largest EMS training event in the state, and one of the largest in the country, the Virginia EMS Symposium is a five-day … [Continue Reading]

    2015 Virginia EMS Symposium
  • Online EMT!

    CSEMS proudly announces the first-ever online EMT programs to be offered in the Shenandoah Valley and some of the first such programs offered in Virginia.  Click to learn more! … [Continue Reading]

    Online EMT!
  • Upcoming EMS Courses

    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Highland County The Central Shenandoah EMS Council will conduct an accredited Emergency Medical Technician program that will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings … [Continue Reading]

    Upcoming EMS Courses
  • Protocols

    2015 Protocol Changes Effective March 1 The Central Shenandoah EMS Council is proud to release the 2015 Prehospital Standard Patient Treatment Protocols.  The modified protocols are highlighted by … [Continue Reading]

  • Grant Program

    The Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) The Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million … [Continue Reading]

    Grant Program
  • AHA Community Training Center

    AHA Community Training Center CSEMS is an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) Community Training Center and therefore provides multiple AHA courses such as CPR and First Aid, to ACLS, PALS, … [Continue Reading]

    AHA Community Training Center

Recent News

CSEMS Offices Closed on Labor Day

Central Shenandoah EMS Council's administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day. … [Read More...]

Ferno and Stryker Release Technical Bulletins

The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Defects Investigation has asked both manufacturers of EMS cots and retention systems to issue a Technical Service Bulletin … [Read More...]

Outstanding Young Emergency Medical Responder Award

Each year, the Virginia Jaycees seek to honor outstanding young people between the ages of 18 and 40 through the Outstanding Young Virginian programs.  In 1992, the Virginia … [Read More...]

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council American Heart Association Training Center provides classes in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Classes are available for the continuing education of healthcare professionals as well as for those needing certifications for other professions.

For more information about upcoming classes or to register for an upcoming class please contact Chandra Traylor at (540) 886-3676 or email ctraylor@vaems.org.


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