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Virginia Governor's Award for Outstanding Prehospital Provider


It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Josh Phillips, Advanced Practice Paramedic & Master Firefighter of the Lynchburg Fire Department, for being the recipient of the Virginia Governors Award for Outstanding Prehospital Provider. Josh was awarded this prestigious honor on Saturday, November the 12th, 2016 at the Norfolk VA EMS Symposium. 
Josh, the staff here at BREMS is honored to have you represent our region and is so very proud of your accomplishments, both professional and personal. Thank you for your servanthood, humility and exceptional care that you give to your patients, students, co-workers & family. 
Providers, when you see Josh out and about, give him a well-deserved pat on the back! :)
~~ BREMS Staff

September 2016 Newsletter

Please read the September 2016 Newsletter.  Thank you to everyone who submitted information.  If you have any ideas on what to add to future quarterly newsletters, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Thank you  for your continued support.  icon  Newsletter- Sept. 2016

New Printer in LGH ED- September 29th

Centra is providing a new printer in the EMS room.  Please download the software driver (by clicking the link below) on your laptops and pass this information along to the other agencies in your localities.  The current printer in the EMS room used by agencies will no longer be available as of September 29th.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.  If you have any questions please let me know.

I recommend downloading the installer only and not the full software installation.

HP LaserJet Enterprise M605 PCL 6 Print Driver (no installer) version:

8.01.1320.2917  10.1 MB                Dec 6, 2015

Or Universal Driver:

HP Universal Print Driver for Windows PCL6 (64-bit)

 2 May 2016         19.5

September 2016 Protocol Update and Education

The Drug Box Exchange will take place the week of September 6th - 9th.  BMH drug box exchange will be on Thursday, September 8th and LGH drug box exchange will take place on Friday, September 9th.  BREMS and the pharmacy will be working with the individual agencies on the logistics of the individual agency times for the exchange.   Please be patient during this process.

Here are the education presentations for the changes.  Please review the handouts, power points and the updated medication formulary.  If you feel your providers would like more education, please contact the BREMS office.

The updated September 2016 protocols- icon Final BREMS Protocols- Sept. 2016

icon BREMS Sept. 2016 Expanded Protocol Overview
icon Levophed- Norepi- Sept. 2016
icon Dextrose 10%- Sept. 2016
icon IN Presentation- Sept. 2016
icon Toradol- Sept. 2016
icon Updated Medication Formulary- Sept. 2016
icon D10% Administrative Directive Sept. 2016 

QuikClot Training:  Please use this website for the QuikClot Hemostatic Dressing.  Print the certificate off at the end of the training for your agency records.
QuikClot Combat Gauze LE training Program


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