Posts Tagged: VCU Hospital

Dr. Amir Louka, Welcome To The VA Beach EMS Duty Physician (EDP) Program

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“The VA Beach EMS Duty Physician program provides an opportunity for direct physician involvement in the full range of minute-to-minute pre-hospital operations. EDPs are licensed physicians who possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to also function as EMS providers. They bring the full depth of a medical school education, a residency, and a comprehensive set…

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…

VA Commonwealth University Health Child Center-Day Care Worker Recognized For Saving The Life of A Child With CPR

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Dr Stephanie Krebs Louka knows from first hand experience that CPR saves lives. Several years ago Dr Louka began her journey into emergency medicine as a volunteer EMT with VA Beach EMS.As an EMT she was taught “Healthcare Provider CPR.” While on duty Stephanie used her training to save a patients life and was recognized…

EMS in the Hot Zone-Not So Fast

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Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) is specialized training that originated in the military. TCCC is currently being tested and studied in the civilian public safety setting. The TCCC conversation is an important one. Specialized training for these situations is an unfortunate necessity in the United States……. Doctor Stephanie Louka shares her thoughts both as a…

Top 3 Strategies To Help The Medical Provider Cope When Providing Emergency Medical Care To Inmates & People In Police Custody

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Dr Stephanie Louka is a Virginia Commonwealth University Resident Physician in Emergency Medicine and an active-member with the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad in VA Beach, Virginia. As an Emergency Medicine Physician and EMS provider, I get a lot of questions about my job. #1 “What’s the worst thing you’ve ever seen?” #2 is “How do…