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BREMS July 2017 Newsletter

icon BREMS July 2017 Newsletter

 
EMS Category 1 CE and Auxiliary Course Funding Program

The Blue Ridge EMS Council, Inc. seeks proposals from qualified EMS educators, organizations and jurisdictions (“vendors”) to plan and conduct Category 1 EMS continuing education courses and/or EMS auxiliary courses throughout the Blue Ridge EMS region. The council intends to contract with one or more vendors or optionally employ individuals to plan and conduct these courses. Funding associated with this program is available for approved courses conducted between August 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

 A pre‐submission conference to review this RFP and address questions from potential vendors will be held on July 31, 2017 at 7:00pm in Room 2404 at CVCC Amherst Hall. 

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The full Request for Proposals is available at: icon BREMS Request For Proposals - EMS CE & Auxiliary

 Please review the RFP in its entirety prior to submitting proposals. Any future revisions to the RFP along with questions and answers will be posted on our website starting on or before August 1, 2017. 


  • Deadline for submission of proposals for Category I EMS Continuing Education courses is December 31, 2017. 
 
  • Deadline for submission of proposals for Auxiliary courses is open and continues until April 30, 2018 or until designated Auxiliary course funding for the BREMS region is fully obligated, whichever comes first.  

 

The instructor application is located below. This application return policy would be preferred by electronic submission. However, we will accept applications by mail or hand delivered to the BREMS office at 1900 Tate Springs Rd, Suite 14, Lynchburg VA.

Click Here for the BREMS Instructor Application

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2017 BREMS Regional Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our Regional Award Winners!

It is important to recognize the excellence in our region through the BREMS Regional EMS Awards Program. The Awards program allows individuals and organizations to be recognized for their dedication and support. Their commitment and perseverance demonstrates the effort and importance of their job our everyday heroes provide to their communities to make it a better place to live and work. 

 

2017 Award Winners

 

2017 OUTSTANDING EMS ADMINISTRATION - JANET BLANKENSHIP, DEPUTY CHIEF; BEDFORD COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE

2017 OUTSTANDING PREHOSPITAL PROVIDER - BEN BOND, FLIGHT PARAMEDIC, CENTRA ONE AIR MEDICAL

2017 OUTSTANDING EMS AGENCY - CENTRA HEALTH TRANSPORT SERVICES

2017 LINDA BOON EDUCATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO EMS BY A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR - TRENTON PIZZA, MONETA RESCUE SQUAD

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2017 NURSE WITH OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO EMS - JUNE LEFFKE, FLIGHT NURSE & PARAMEDIC, CENTRA ONE AIR MEDICAL & BOONSBORO RESCUE SQUAD

2017 PHYSICIAN WITH OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO EMS - KAYLA LONG, D.O.