PED Disaster Response & Emergency Preparedness Course (MGT 439)

Old Dominion EMS Alliance 7818 East Parham Rd, Henrico

Description This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning, and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, […]

The Challenge of Financing Resiliency Webinar


Join VCPC and the Riley Center for a discussion of innovative strategies and tools local governments can use to finance resilience projects. About this Event Building on funding and financing topics covered at recent Virginia Coastal Policy Center events, such as the May 2019 Resilience Funding Forum and the Fall 2019 Conference (The Three Ps […]

Virginia Hospital TeleTracking COVID19 Portal Update Training


VHHA will be hosting a webinar for hospital members entering the daily TeleTracking COVID-19 Portal data. As COVID-19 data collection has evolved through this healthcare response, we would like to review the updated TeleTracking data field requirements issued on October 6, 2020 COVID-19 Guidance for Hospital Reporting and FAQs, and any additional questions you may […]

CVHC Monthly Meeting

CVHC 7818 E Parham Rd, Henrico

Click Here to Join the Meeting Meeting number: 736 337 966 Password: Cvhc_meeting Join by video system: Dial [email protected] You can also dial and enter the meeting number above Join by phone: +1-415-655-0001 Access code: 736 337 966

Introduction to HICS for Long Term Care


Nursing homes provide essential services that must be protected at all times, including those extraordinary occasions we call emergencies or disasters. Yet it is difficult to predict when an incident may occur that threatens the ability of a nursing home to safely care for its residents, staff, and visitors; or conduct normal operations that maintain […]

Introduction of HICS for Hospitals


HICS is an incident management system based on principles of the Incident Command System (ICS), which assists hospitals and healthcare organizations in improving their emergency management planning, response, and recovery capabilities for unplanned and planned events. HICS is consistent with ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) principles. The principal beneficiaries of HICS will […]

Regional CMS EP Rule Overview and Briefing


The CVHC will be conducting a Regional CMS EP Rule Overview and Briefing for Locality Emergency Managers that will provide an overview on what is required by the Long Term Care Facilities in your locality. The intent of this briefing is to review the components of the CMS EP Rule and discuss changes that have […]

Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)

VCU West Hospital 1200 East Broad Street, Richmond

The Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) course is a one-day course. The quality of care during the first hours after a burn injury has a major impact on long-term outcomes; however, most initial burn care is provided outside of the burn center environment. Understanding the dynamics of Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) is crucial to […]

VDH: Respiratory Fit Testing Train-the-Trainer

Old Dominion EMS Alliance 7818 East Parham Rd, Henrico

Course Description: The purpose of the Respiratory Fit Testing Train-the-Trainer course is to ensure that each Health District has two individuals qualified to provide respirator fit testing for their district. In addition, the attendee will be able to train others in the proper procedures for fit-testing. This training is for qualitative testing using a hood, […]

VHASS Communications Drill – Medically Vulnerable Populations (Non-Hospital)


The Regional Healthcare Coordination Center (RHCC) will be conducting a regional emergency communications drill with all healthcare organizations that serve medically vulnerable populations (Long Term Care, Dialysis, Hospice/Home Health, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, ICF/IID, etc.) on  Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm At 9AM  on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 the RHCC will create a […]