Welcome to VAVRS
The VAVRS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with an extensive history of assisting and advocating for EMS agencies in Virginia since 1935. Today we represent over 300 agencies with approximately 20,000 members. We are dedicated to meeting the ever-changing demands of emergency medical responders from all backgrounds and experiences. We provide high quality training and a collaborative environment for all emergency medical responders.
** Instructor Updates are scheduled for 02MAR24 at the VAVRS State Office. Updates include EVOC, Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations, Advanced Vehicle Extrication, and Bus Extrication. All of these classes will have two sessions to choose from (1st starts at 1000 - 2nd starts at 1400). IDC and DICO will run from 1000-1400. Please pre-register online for the sessions you wish to attend. Contact the State Office with any questions. Thanks.
**Bon Secours, Henrico Fire & Chesterfield Fire & EMS are excited to present the 14th Annual Central Virginia EMS Education Expo with 2 weekends packed with outstanding EMS Education. March 2 & 3 will be held at the Adult Education Center-Regency Square in Henrico and March 9 & 10 will be held at the Eanes-Pittman Training Center in Chesterfield. The Expo is completely FREE and a catered lunch and snacks are provided each day! A full course listing with continue education is posted on our website.To register, please visit: www.cvaemsexpo.org. Registration is open NOW! Space is limited. Questions?? Contact Amy firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you in March!
** NASCAR First Responder Offer: NASCAR is offering special discounts on race day in Richmond, March 31, 2024. Click here to see the announcement and contact information for the person to reach out to if you have any questions. There is also a link for purchasing tickets!
** Wintergreen Fire and Rescue is hiring Paramedics for EMS postions only. Please click here to view the job announcement.
**Southside Virginia Emergency Crew (SVEC) is currently hiring ALS providers. The link to apply is in the barcode of the flier and can also be found at: https://www.svecems.org/
** Free Equipment - The Bristol Life-Saving Crew has three defibrillators and two battery chargers they are looking to give to an agency in need. They ask that you simply pay for shipping. Click on the names of the equipment above for photos of the items. Please contact Tim Salyer (email@example.com / 423-340-1324) in you are interested.
*USFA Releases New Manual on Retention and Recruitment
“The Future of Medicine Now”, 2024 Cardiovascular Symposium
The Future of Medicine Now 2024 Cardiovascular Symposium will be a half-day conference on March 23rd at the Westin Hotel in Richmond, VA for health care professionals focused on the latest in leading edge technology and research in cardiology and vascular medicine. Topics will include treatment for arrhythmia, heart failure, valvular disease, vascular disease, and current research at HCA Richmond. The goal of this conference is to share the most current cardiac and vascular advancements in treatment, clinical diagnosis, research and technology with our community partners to improve clinical practice.
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