Posts Tagged: Graduation

VA Beach EMS Academy Class 32 Kicked Off First Night Of Emergency Medical Pre-Hospital Care Training

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They made the right choice! Wednesday March 13th, 42 people from across Hampton Roads came together with the same goal. “To train together for the next 16 weeks, learning life saving skills, graduate as National Registered EMTs & answer medical-trauma calls for help.”  Virginia Beach EMS-Basic Life Support Academy Class 32. You too can volunteer…

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…

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…

VA Beach EMS Volunteer Tyler Sneads Next Big Adventure-Degree In Nursing

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Two years ago, Tyler Snead heard a VA Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, “Lives Need Saving” radio ad offering free EMT training to qualified people willing to volunteer with the Rescue Squads of  VA Beach. At the time, Tyler had no medical background but was looking for something new to do and decided to check into what…

Doctor Stephanie Krebs Louka Honored with the Nicole Dawn Kielar Award

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Recently, VCU Hospital graduating EMS Fellow Stephanie Krebs Louka, was presented the Nicole Dawn Kielar Award for her work promoting and improving  EMS care on a regional, national and international level. Stephanie began her love for emergency medicine as an EMT with the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad. Her compassion too help the sick and injured…