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Training and Education

New Policy Training- Monitoring the Transfusion of Blood Products

Please see new Treatment Guideline #8105, PowerPoint training material, and quiz for training transport paramedics within the CVEMSA region on monitoring the transfusion of blood products during IFT and STAT transfer ambulance transports. This policy takes effect April 11, 2024 with an extension to June 1, 2024 to accommodate training needs for some agencies.


ALS Update Class Presentations (NEW!)

Check this page for handouts and presentation material from the CVEMSA ALS Update Class
EMS Agency Medical Director Dr. Mark Luoto shared this presentation on "just-in-time" stress manangement from the EMCrit website with students at the October 2018 class.


Educational Opportunities (NEW!)

Watch this section for information on upcoming events, symposiums and classes relevant for EMS System Providers and Partners!
Some upcoming training events:


CVEMSA Training Modules

CAM Training

Oxygen Administration in the Field

MCI Management Plan

Transport of Intravenous Heparin and Nitroglycerin

CVEMSA ALS Update (Required for Paramedic initial and ongoing Accreditation) 


  • ALS Update returned in August 2022 with mandatory submission of course completion with new and renewing accreditation applications beginning in November 2022. 
  • 2023 ALS Update Schedule No class in December 2023. See below for registration link. 
  • 2024 ALS Update Schedule. Class registration is managed by the Santa Rosa Junior College Public Safety Training Center. Please contact the PSTC directly to register.

EMS Training Organizations

These organizations offer EMS training. CVEMSA offers this space for local educational orhanizations to link their websites. Please contact CVEMSA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like your training organization listed on the website.

Coastal Valleys EMS Agency Approved EMS Continuing Education Providers

  • Approved CE Providers Database
    The California EMS Authority maintains an up-to-date database of approved CE providers, including those approved by CVEMSA. To find a provider in your county, click the "Filters" button, select the county name from the "County" drop-down field, then click "Go." Please direct questions about this database or any questions regarding becoming approved as an EMS CE Provider to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CVEMSA Authorized EMT and Paramedic Training Programs

These EMS Training Programs are approved by CVEMSA to offer the required courses to prepare individuals for certification as an EMT and/or licensure as a paramedic in California.

Online Training Websites Offering EMS CE Credit

The following selection of websites offer a variety of online EMS continuing education opportunities. These links are subject to change, and any questions about these opportunities should be directed to the training institution.

Contact Us

Coastal Valleys EMS Agency
195 Concourse Blvd., Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 565-6501
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