The Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) is responsible for planning and coordinating an effective and efficient statewide EMS system. Our programs and services are designed to assure quality prehospital patient care, from when the call is received by the 911 center to the delivery of the patient to the trauma center or hospital.
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2018 Virginia EMS Symposium
Registration for the 39th Annual Virginia EMS Symposium is closed. This five-day training event helps EMS providers fulfill their continuing education needs, with more than 380 classes and 13 course tracks. These courses are also applicable for nurses and physicians. More >>
New EMS Education Coordinator Program
The new EMS Education Coordinator program launched February 1, 2018. Those wishing to become an EMS Education Coordinator must complete an online application to initiate the process. More >>
Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact (REPLICA)
The Nation’s first EMS Compact announces date for first official meeting where the interstate commission will be seated. More >>
EMS Scholarship Program
The Virginia Office of EMS is pleased to announce the new EMS Scholarship Program for students enrolled in initial EMS certification programs. Learn more about scholarship opportunities. More >>
National Registry Recertification 2.0 Process
This Quick Guide has been developed to assist Virginia providers who are certified with National Registry to complete their recertification application based on the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP). All providers recertifying in the 2019 certification cycle are utilizing the 2016 NCCP requirements. More >>