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Serving southeastern Virginia by coordinating the Emergency Medical Services for the region, Tidewater EMS Council plays an important role in ensuring that the highest levels of care, training and support are provided.


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Mar 10, 2023


This year the EXPO is being held during “Mental Health Awareness month” and is taking place from May 16-21, 2023, in Chesapeake VA. If you haven’t done so already, be sure to sign up for this exciting and educational event....

Feb 24, 2023

We are continuing our series about the Tidewater Healthcare Education Expo which will be taking place May 16-21, 2023 in Chesapeake, VA. Registration is open - Learn more and sign up at

In this episode, host Sandra Parker shares interviews with two national speakers from the 2022 Expo:  David...

Feb 10, 2023

Attending the Tidewater Healthcare Education Expo is a great opportunity for Nurses too! In this episode we share conversations with Ralph Rossignolo/Sentara Nursing and Caren Herring/RN which were recorded during last year's Expo.

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Jan 13, 2023

In this episode, we take a look back at the 2022 Expo with Valerie Vagts, TEMS Performance Improvement Coordinator and talk about what Expo 2023 has to offer with David Long, TEMS Executive Director. You can look forward to expert presenters and nationally known speakers giving you many options to earn CEUs,...

Sep 29, 2022

The Whole Blood Initiative is an advanced care program to provide whole blood to trauma patients in the field. Joining us again to talk about this important life saving initiative and how it's all going to work are David Long/TEMS Executive Director, Chief Ed Brazle/VBEMS and Dr. Michael Martyak/Assistant Professor of...