Posts Tagged: emt

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…

Davis Corner Volunteer Rescue Squad Open House A Success

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In February the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad was chosen  by the Virginia Beach Department of EMS to be featured on Squad Appreciation Day. The volunteers held a “community meet and greet” at the VB EMS Headquarters-Training Center on VA Beach Blvd. People from around the city stopped by to meet the Davis Corner Volunteers, toured…

One Day Holiday Shop Until You Drop-Support the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad

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On December 1st, 2018, between the hours  of 9am and 3pm, the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad located at 5145 Ruritan Court, will host their 1st annual Holiday Shopping Bazaar! Come out, find that unique holiday gift. You will be supporting the Kempsville Rescue Squad and help the volunteers raise operational funds. After you shop, take a tour of the rescue…

Did You Know That VA Beach EMS Offers Free EMT Training As A Combination of Online Instructions & Evening Workshops?

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Just a couple of years ago, the Virginia Beach Department of EMS stepped into the world of, “On Line Learning,” offering Emergency Medical Technician training through a hybrid curriculum, combing online instructions with one evening a week technical workshop for 16 weeks. This was a leap for the VA Beach EMS Training Division. Many of the training…

VA Beach Emergency Medical Services Announced Promotion of Captain Christi Budy To Brigade Chief

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Christi Budy, while earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, began her career in Emergency Medical Services as a volunteer EMT with Radford University Emergency Medical Services, more commonly known in the arena of EMS care as RUEMS. During this time frame, Christi would return to her home to Virginia Beach and run ambulance…